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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.

09/05/2011 - Germany — On the effect of prospective payment system on hospital efficiency and competition for patients in Germany 
09/05/2011 - China — Does Health Insurance Decrease Health Expenditure Risk in Developing Countries? 
09/05/2011 - China — Health Insurance Reform and Efficiency of Township Hospitals in rural China: 
09/05/2011 - Canada — Physician Payment Mechanisms, Hospital Length of Stay and Risk of Readmission 
09/05/2011 - Canada — Advanced Practice Nursing in Canada 
21/04/2011 - International — The Quality of Medical Care in Low-Income Countries: From Providers to Markets 
21/04/2011 - International — How Payment Systems Affect Physicians' Provision Behaviour – An Experimental Investigation 
21/04/2011 - International — Hospital Inpatient Waste Identification Tool 
21/04/2011 - USA — How National Health Reform Will Affect a Variety of States 
21/04/2011 - UK — Variations in health care: the good, the bad and the inexplicable 
21/04/2011 - UK — English NHS Embarks on Controversial and Risky Market-Style Reforms in Health Care 
21/04/2011 - UK — Liberating the NHS: orders of change? 
21/04/2011 - The Netherlands — The Relationship between Baseline Health and Longitudinal Costs of Hospital Use 
21/04/2011 - Canada — Five Strategies for Reconfiguring the Health System to Improve Consumer Engagement 
21/04/2011 - Canada — New Legislation to Regulate the Practice of Medicine in Newfoundland and Labrador 
21/04/2011 - Canada — Fuzzy Approach to the Measurement of Leakages for North American Health Systems 
21/04/2011 - Canada — One-third of physicians 65 and older still working full time 
21/04/2011 - Austria — Physician Density in a Two-Tiered Health Care System 
11/04/2011 - International — Adoption of New Health Products in Low and Middle Income Settings: How Product Development Partnerships Can Support Country Decision Making 
11/04/2011 - USA - Expansion of Coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Primary Care Utilization 
11/04/2011 - USA - How Will Health Care Reform Affect Costs and Coverage? Examples from Five States 
11/04/2011 - USA - Reorganise primary care: patient-centered medical homes in the US 
11/04/2011 - USA - Optimal productive size of hospital’s intensive care units 
11/04/2011 - UK – Working together for a stronger NHS 
11/04/2011 - UK — Where next for NHS reform? A discussion paper 
11/04/2011 - UK - Implementing Health Insurance for the Poor: The Rollout of Rsby in Karnataka 
11/04/2011 - UK - Government launches NHS listening exercise 
11/04/2011 - Turkey - The impacts of health care reforms on the efficiency of the Turkish public hospitals: Provincial markets 
11/04/2011 - France - Benchmarking: a method for continuous quality improvement in health care 
11/04/2011 - France - The impact of difficult working conditions on health expenditures 
11/04/2011 - Australia - Nature of association between rural background and practice location: A comparison of general practitioners and specialists 
11/04/2011 - Australia - Measuring rural allied health workforce turnover and retention: What are the patterns, determinants and costs? 
28/03/2011 - Mexico — Mapping of health system functions to strengthen priority programs. The case of maternal health in Mexico 
28/03/2011 - UK — The functions of GP commissioning consortia - a working document 
28/03/2011 - Europe — The future of health care in Europe 
28/03/2011 - UK — New guidance will help doctors make difficult judgments in the workplace 
28/03/2011 - UK — New guide for GP consortia 
28/03/2011 - USA — Why is Medical Care Expensive in the U.S.? 
28/03/2011 - France — The Law of March 4, 2002 on patients' rights and quality of the health system: review and proposals for reform 
28/03/2011 - Europe — The impact of health and health behaviours on educational outcomes in high-income countries : a review of the evidence 
28/03/2011 - Canada — McGuinty Government Keeping Electronic Health Information Secure and Safe 
28/03/2011 - Canada – Towards a performance culture in the health and social care system 
28/03/2011 - Canada — Reality Therapy for Healthcare Bureaucrats/Policy Wonks & Politicians 
28/03/2011 - Canada — Health Council Review of the 10-Year Plan to Strengthen Health Care 
28/03/2011 - Australia - Public and private sector medical indemnity claims in Australia 2007-08 
28/03/2011 - Australia - Healthy Australia. Public Support for Prevention Strategies 
28/03/2011 - Australia - Australian Safety and Quality Framework for Health Care 
28/03/2011 - Australia - Website helps consumers compare health insurance 
14/03/2011 - USA — The effect of health reform on public and private insurance in the long run 
14/03/2011 - USA — Health and Health Care 2020 Perspective Reports