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OECD Health Care Quality Reviews seek to examine what works and what does not work in different countries – both to benchmark the efforts of countries and to provide advice on reforms to improve their health system.
Israel has world class-primary care services and should now focus efforts on bringing its hospitals up to the same high international standards, according to the OECD’s Health Care Quality Review of Israel.
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This report is the second of a new series of publications reviewing the quality of health care across selected OECD countries. OECD Health Care Quality Reviews seek to highlight and support the development of better policies to improve quality in health care.
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Total health spending accounted for 7.9% of GDP in Israel in 2009, below the average of 9.5% in OECD countries.
Poverty in households with children is rising in nearly all OECD countries...
The mortality amenable to health care is defined as a possible indicator to measure the health care systems performance in preventing premature deaths that can be avoided by appropriate health care intervention. This paper assesses the feasibility of using this indicator in OECD countries.