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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.

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 
16/02/2017 - International - Guide to cancer early diagnosis 
16/02/2017 - UK - The economics of health inequality in the English NHS: the long view 
16/02/2017 - UK - Sustainable Development In The Health And Care System: Health Check 2017 
16/02/2017 - UK - NHS treatments for overseas patients 
16/02/2017 - International - Misaligned Stakeholders and Health System Underperformance 
16/02/2017 - Canada - Provincial Clinical and Preventive Services Planning For Manitoba. Doing Things Differently and Better 
16/02/2017 - UK - What's behind delayed transfers of care? 
16/02/2017 - UK - Digital-first public health: Public Health England's digital strategy 
16/02/2017 - Canada - Enhancing palliative and end-of-life care supports in British Columbia 
02/02/2017 - International - Designing a high-performing health care system for patients with complex needs: ten recommendations for policymakers 
02/02/2017 - USA - Oregon's Options for Financing Health Care 
02/02/2017 - UK - Allied health professions into action: using AHPs to transform health, care and wellbeing 
02/02/2017 - USA - Evidence-Based State Health Policymaking: Researcher and Policymaker Perspectives 
02/02/2017 - Europe - Determinants of utilisation differences for cancer medicines in Belgium, Scotland and Sweden 
02/02/2017 - UK - Confidentiality: good practice in handling patient information 
02/02/2017 - UK - Integrating health and social care across the UK: toolkit for nurses 
02/02/2017 - UK - The Scottish Approach to Evidence: A discussion paper 
02/02/2017 - USA - Cost Containment and the Tale of Care Coordination 
02/02/2017 - Australia - A Retrospective Review of the After-Hours Social Work Service in a Tertiary-Care Public Hospital in Australia 
02/02/2017 - Canada - Family medicine education in rural communities as a health service intervention supporting recruitment and retention of physicians: Advancing Rural Family Medicine: The Canadian Collaborative Taskforce 
02/02/2017 - Canada - Mental Health Units in Acute-Care Facilities 
02/02/2017 - UK - Treat as one: bridging the gap between mental and physical healthcare in general hospitals 
02/02/2017 - The Netherlands - Economic evaluations of health technologies in Dutch healthcare decision-making: a qualitative study of the current and potential use, barriers, and facilitators 
02/02/2017 - Canada - Implementing the National Standard in the Canadian Health Sector - A Cross-Case Analysis 
02/02/2017 - Canada - Manitoba Launches Conversation on Health-Care Funding 
02/02/2017 - Finland - County government reform redistributes power and responsibility 
02/02/2017 - Canada - Growing Number of Canadian Hospitals Getting Rid of Visiting Hours for Families 
19/01/2017 - UK - Improving patient access to general practice 
19/01/2017 - UK - Improving Together: A National Framework for Quality and GP Clusters in Scotland 
19/01/2017 - USA - Strategies to Improve Mental Health Care for Children and Adolescents - Final Report 
19/01/2017 - Canada - Transforming our realities: The determinants of health and Indigenous Peoples 
19/01/2017 - International - The impact of reimbursement systems on equity in access and quality of primary care: A systematic literature review 
19/01/2017 - UK - Models and applications for measuring the impact of health research: Update of a systematic review for the Health Technology Assessment programme 
19/01/2017 - USA - The New York City Macroscope: A New Model for Monitoring the Health of Communities 
19/01/2017 - UK - Extended hours in primary care linked to reductions in minor A&E attendances 
19/01/2017 - UK - Priorities for the NHS and social care in 2017