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This section contains news or up-to-date information on health and social services systems or their modes of organization which have not been disseminated in the OISSS monitoring bulletin. It complements the review of the literature on health and social services reforms.

30/03/2017 - International - Strategic Practices for Hiring, Integrating and Retaining Internationally Educated Nurses 
30/03/2017 - USA - The Challenges of Measuring, Improving, and Reporting Quality in Primary Care 
30/03/2017 - International - Minding the Gap: Factors Associated With Primary Care Coordination of Adults in 11 Countries 
30/03/2017 - UK - Paying for it: the human cost of cut-price care 
30/03/2017 - USA - Essentials of Health Policy: Sourcebook for Journalists and Policymakers 
30/03/2017 - USA - Incentives, Peer Pressure, and Behavior Persistence 
30/03/2017 - UK - How should the NHS be funded? 
30/03/2017 - UK - The effect of hospital ownership on quality of care: evidence from England 
30/03/2017 - Australia - Australia’s first transition to professional practice in primary care program for graduate registered nurses: a pilot study 
30/03/2017 - Australia - Experiencing integration: a qualitative pilot study of consumer and provider experiences of integrated primary health care in Australia 
30/03/2017 - UK - Head-to-head: is it time for a dedicated tax to fund the NHS? 
16/03/2017 - Canada - Factors Affecting Emergency Department Waiting Room Times in Winnipeg 
16/03/2017 - UK - The social care funding gap: implications for local health care reform 
16/03/2017 - UK - The state of care in NHS acute hospitals: 2014 to 2016 
16/03/2017 - UK - Financial sustainability of the NHS 
16/03/2017 - UK - Reducing hospital admissions by improving continuity of care in general practice 
16/03/2017 - UK - Cheap as chips: is a healthy diet affordable? 
16/03/2017 - Finland - Informal vs. Formal Care in Finland. Monetary Incentives and Fiscal Implications 
16/03/2017 - UK - Wider determinants of health 
16/03/2017 - UK - Total transformation of care and support: creating the five year forward view for social care 
16/03/2017 - UK - Local and national: how the public wants the NHS to be both 
16/03/2017 - UK - Public health transformation four years on: maximising the use of limited resources 
16/03/2017 - USA - The Imperative for Strategic Workforce Planning and Development: Challenges and Opportunities 
16/03/2017 - Europe - Innovative regenerative medicines in the EU: a better future in evidence 
16/03/2017 - UK - Do hospitals respond to rivals’ quality and efficiency? A spatial econometrics approach 
16/03/2017 - Europe - Government expenditure on social protection accounted for almost one fifth of GDP 
16/03/2017 - USA - Direct-to-Consumer Telehealth Prompts New Use of Medical Services; Not Likely to Decrease Health Spending 
16/03/2017 - Canada - New Brunswick: Record investments in health care 
16/03/2017 - Canada - Leading Canadian Healthcare Organizations Team Up to Tackle Long waits for Specialist Care 
01/03/2017 - UK - Medical professionalism matters: report and recommendations 
01/03/2017 - International - Barriers to Evidence-Based Physician Decision-Making at the Point of Care: A Narrative Literature Review 
01/03/2017 - USA - Next generation of community health 
01/03/2017 - UK - Care in a post-Brexit climate: how to raise standards and meet workforce challenges 
01/03/2017 - Australia - Taxes and Subsidies for Improving Diet and Population Health in Australia: A Cost-Effectiveness Modelling Study 
01/03/2017 - UK - State of the health system: beds in the NHS 
01/03/2017 - New Zealand - New Zealand Health Research Strategy 2017–2027: Summary of Submissions and Consultation 
01/03/2017 - Canada - Primary care specialty career choice among Canadian medical students. Understanding the factors that influence their decisions 
01/03/2017 - USA - The Imperative for Strategic Workforce Planning and Development: Challenges and Opportunities 
01/03/2017 - Europe - Is there enough research output of EU projects available to assess and improve health system performance? An attempt to understand and categorise the output of EU projects conducted between 2002 and 2012 
01/03/2017 - UK - Productivity, technology and the NHS 
01/03/2017 - UK - The London Quality Standards: A case study in changing clinical care 
01/03/2017 - USA - National Health Expenditure Projections, 2016–25: Price Increases, Aging Push Sector To 20 Percent of Economy 
01/03/2017 - Canada - New Brunswick: Hospital Patient Care Experience Survey Results 
01/03/2017 - Canada - Thirteen Canadian health care organizations unite under one national framework for better patient care 
16/02/2017 - International - Behavior change interventions and policies influencing primary healthcare professionals’ practice - an overview of reviews 
16/02/2017 - Ireland - Health in Ireland. Key trends 2016 
16/02/2017 - USA - Provider Incentives and Healthcare Costs: Evidence from Long-Term Care Hospitals 
16/02/2017 - USA - Healthcare Spending and Utilization in Public and Private Medicare 
16/02/2017 - Mexico - The role of public health insurance in protecting against the costs of ill health 
16/02/2017 - International - Assessing communities of practice in health policy: a conceptual framework as a first step towards empirical research