Health care outputs, outcomes and performance: a review of the debate

Journal title SALUTE E SOCIETÀ
Author/s Emmanuele Pavolini
Publishing Year 2010 Issue 2010/Suppl. 2 Language Italian
Pages 22 P. 155-176 File size 334 KB
DOI 10.3280/SES2010-SU2010
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This essay delivers an insight of both international and Italian literature devoted to the measurement and assessment of the health care systems’ outcome and performance. The analysis shows the main theoretical and methodological choices that drove the comparative studies made so far, as well as the difficulties rooted in the measurement attempts.

Keywords: Performance, health care systems, health inequalities, outputs, outcomes, health expenditure financing

Emmanuele Pavolini, Risultati e performance dei sistemi sanitari: una rassegna del dibattito metodologico in corso in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" Suppl. 2/2010, pp 155-176, DOI: 10.3280/SES2010-SU2010