Governing public hospitals.
Reform strategies and the movement towards institutional autonomy
Edited by Richard B. Saltman, Antonio Durán and Hans F.W. Dubois
Observatory Studies Series No. 25, 2011
World Health Organization 2011, on behalf of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
Available in English (PDF), 1.1 MB [278p.] at http://bit.ly/ugF5wi
“…..Governance of public hospitals in
The study focuses on hospital-level decision-making and draws together both theoretical and practical evidence. It includes an in-depth assessment of eight different country models of semi-autonomy, in the
The evidence that emerges throws light on the shifting relationships between public-sector decision-making and hospital-level organizational behaviour and will be of real and practical value to those working with this increasingly important and complex mix of approaches.
Introduction: innovative governance strategies in European public hospitals
PART I Hospital governance in
Chapter 1 The evolving role of hospitals and recent concepts of public sector governance
Chapter 2 A framework for assessing hospital governance
Chapter 3 Mapping new governance models for public hospitals
Chapter 4 Conclusions and remaining issues
PART II Hospital governance in eight countries
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