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This workshop will convene leading experts from health and finance backgrounds in government, academia, and international organisations to take stock of progress in health expenditure forecasting and to discuss future directions, in light of policy needs and recent advancements in techniques, detailed data and computing power.
New OECD data show that men are more likely to be admitted to hospital as a result of poor management of diabetes than women, even when there are no significant differences in the number of men and women living with diabetes.
The OECD and the ESRC Genomics Policy & Research Forum jointly organised a one-day Forum on 12 November 2012 in Paris. The event was both retrospective and forward-looking. The forum concluded that the promise of biotechnology is not set but evolves with fresh scientific knowledge, novel laws and regulations. The future of biotechnology needs to also integrate social and cultural dimensions.
The Second OECD Waiting Times Study seeks to fill the existing information gap regarding both waiting times policy evaluation and comparable cross-country data.
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.
Expenditure by disease data based on national health accounts can provide valuable information for use in policy analysis. In order to move further in this important area, it is necessary both to refine the definitions and approach that is followed, but also to demonstrate that such accounts can be developed in a cost-effective manner under the framework of the System of Health Accounts.
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Extension of work on expenditure by disease, age and gender: Interim Report
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Estimating Expenditure by Disease, Age and Gender under the System of Health Accounts (SHA) Framework: Final report.
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US health care system from an international perspective - OECD Health Data 2012