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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.

13/12/2010 - USA - Study Examines How States Review Proposed Health Insurance Rates 
13/12/2010 - USA - Health Care Models: Accountable Care Organizations, Medical Homes 
13/12/2010 - UK - Mental Health and the Productivity Challenge. Improving Quality and Value for Money 
13/12/2010 - UK - Unit Costs of Health and Social Care 2010 
13/12/2010 - UK - Evaluation of the scale, causes and costs of waste medicines 
13/12/2010 - UK - Launch of the NHS Atlas of Variation in Healthcare 
13/12/2010 - New Zealand - $15 million investment in national health IT systems 
13/12/2010 - India - Achieving equity in health through community based health insurance: India's experience with a large CBHI programme 
13/12/2010 - Australia - General practice activity in Australia 2000-01 to 2009-10 
13/12/2010 - Australia - New report provides timely information on emergency department care and elective surgery waiting times 
29/11/2010 - International - Which Path to Universal Health Coverage? Perspectives on the World Health Report 2010 
29/11/2010 - International - Progress in Health around the World 
29/11/2010 - UK - Flexible workforce: strategic planning to reduce costs and improve quality 
29/11/2010 - UK - United Kingdom Health Statistics 2010 
29/11/2010 - UK - Does Hospital Competition Save Lives? Evidence from the English NHS Patient Choice Reforms 
29/11/2010 - UK - The GP Practice Index. Variation in non-elective admissions for conditions treatable in the community 
29/11/2010 - UK - Sustaining the long view: the UK nursing labour market review 2010 
29/11/2010 - Switzerland - Migration of health personnel to Switzerland 
29/11/2010 - Europe - Investing in Europe’s health workforce of tomorrow: Scope for innovation and collaboration. Summary report of the three Policy Dialogues 
29/11/2010 - China - Developing a Performance Measurement Framework and Indicators for Community Health Service Facilities in Urban China 
29/11/2010 - Canada - B.C. a leader in primary health care, report shows 
29/11/2010 - Canada – Ontario: First Physician Assistants Graduate 
29/11/2010 - Canada - Tools for Change: Funding Incentives and Levers for Integrating Patient Care in Ontario 
15/11/2010 - USA - HHS announces the availability of up to $335 million to boost access to primary health care 
15/11/2010 - USA - Investing in Health IT: What the U.S. and Other Countries Are Learning 
15/11/2010 - USA - Achieving Strong Teamwork Practices in Hospital Labor and Delivery Units 
15/11/2010 - UK - The quality of care in general practice: capturing opinions from the front line 
15/11/2010 - UK - NHS Choices Primary Care Consultation. Final Report 
15/11/2010 - UK - NHS resources and reform: response to the White Paper Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS, and the 2010 Spending Review 
15/11/2010 - Turkey - The change in capacity and service delivery at public and private hospitals in Turkey: A closer look at regional differences 
15/11/2010 - Europe - The European Primary Care Monitor: structure, process and outcome indicators 
15/11/2010 - Europe - Evaluation of public health services in south-eastern Europe 
15/11/2010 - UK - Toolkit to support the development of Primary Care Federations 
15/11/2010 - Colombia - Barriers of access to care in a managed competition model: lessons from Colombia 
15/11/2010 - China - Utilisation, contents and costs of prenatal care under a rural health insurance (New Co-operative Medical System) in rural China: lessons from implementation 
15/11/2010 - Canada – Manitoba launches new patient-safety initiatives 
15/11/2010 - Canada - Manitoba launches electronic medical record program 
15/11/2010 - Canada - Mental health network governance and coordination: comparative analysis across Canadian regions 
15/11/2010 - Australia - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Annual Report 2009-10 
15/11/2010 - Australia - Patients happy to visit nurse practitioners: study 
15/11/2010 - Australia - Highlights of progress on health reform initiatives – November 2010 
01/11/2010 - International - National and global responsibilities for health 
01/11/2010 - International - Improving Health and Social Cohesion through Education 
01/11/2010 - International - Data-driven approach for creating synthetic electronic medical records 
01/11/2010 - USA - Ten Top Priorities for Prevention 
01/11/2010 - USA - The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health 
01/11/2010 - USA - What Changes In Survival Rates Tell Us About US Health Care 
01/11/2010 - USA - Helping Public Health Institutes Become a Key Player in the "New" Public Health 
01/11/2010 - USA - Innovating for the Health Care Safety Net: Sources of Funding 
01/11/2010 - UK - Improving quality and productivity in the NHS whilst facing the financial pressures