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Creating evidence for better health financing policy decisions and greater accountability

Akiko Maeda

Creating evidence for better health financing policy decisions and greater accountability

a strategic guide for the institutionalization of national health accounts

by Akiko Maeda

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Published by World Bank in Washington DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Developing Countries,
  • Health Care Costs,
  • Economics,
  • Delivery of Health Care,
  • Medical Economics,
  • National Health Programs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementAkiko Maeda ... [et al.].
    SeriesDirections in development (Washington, D.C.), Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)
    ContributionsWorld Bank
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25122290M
    ISBN 109780821394694, 9780821394700
    LC Control Number2011048884

    It is increasingly recognised that greater accountability and responsiveness can only be brought about by working across these levels. Fox () (cited below) argues: “Pro-poor reforms require changes in three distinct arenas: within the state itself, within society and at the state-society interface.”. A COUNTRY’S DECISIONS. about which health financing priorities and reforms to include in its strategy. HEALTH FINANCING STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT. ACTS AS A CATALYST FOR HEALTH FINANCING DATA GENERATION AND USE. 1 2. 3. Developing and Implementing. Health Financing Strategies: What have we learned about cross-country exchange and use of data.

    Health sector decentralization has been widely adopted to improve delivery of health services. While many argue that institutional capacities and mechanisms of accountability required to transform. important to strengthen their capacity to analyze health financing and provide the evidence needed to maximize the use of scarce resources. No matter how well crafted a health policy is—for example, a policy promoting. universal healthcare—it will not achieve its intended impact if the resources to implement it are not available.

      The economic crisis brought an unprecedented attention to the issue of health system sustainability in the developed world. The discussion, however, has been mainly limited to “traditional” issues of cost-effectiveness, quality of care, and, lately, patient involvement. Not enough attention has yet been paid to the issue of who pays and, more importantly, to the sustainability of financing. Fueled by the demand for accountability in healthcare, the intended effect of EBP is to create standard healthcare practices tied back to the best evidence, reducing any “illogical variation” in care, writes Kathleen R. Stevens, EdD, RN, in “The Impact of Evidence-Based Practice in .


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Creating evidence for better health financing policy decisions and greater accountability by Akiko Maeda Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book makes a distinct contribution in the way it addresses each step in the cycle of activities, assisting countries take greater ownership of the process of producing evidence and to make greater use of that evidence for better health financing decisions.

The focus has been less on the production of NHA and more on its relevance as a tool to enable policy makers develop and implement evidence-based decisions, and better measure the impact of health reforms, especially those related to health financing.

Creating an Evidence Base for Better Health Financing and Greater Accountability for evidence based policy, and owned by all the stakeholders in the system. This partnership starts with national and international leaders committing to mutual accountability in the use of national and. Creating evidence for better health financing decisions: a strategic guide for the institutionalization of national health accounts (English) Abstract.

One of the key constraints to improving health outcomes in the developing world relates to equitable and efficient health by: 6. Downloadable. One of the key constraints to improving health outcomes in the developing world relates to equitable and efficient health financing.

In most developing countries, a large portion of health expenditure is private and out-of-pocket (Gottret and Schieber ). This book represents a synthesis of lessons learned from country experiences and is intended to serve as a strategic guide. Creating Evidence for Better Health Financing Decisions A Strategic Guide for the Institutionalization of National Health Accounts Akiko Maeda, Margareta Harrit, Shunsuke Mabuchi, Banafsheh Siadat, and Somil Nagpal Public Disclosure Authorized Public Disclosure Authorized Public Disclosure Authorized Public Disclosure Authorized.

Health Care Financing. Health systems require financial resources to accomplish their goals. The major expenses of most health care systems are human resources, care at hospitals, and medications.

In most tropical nations, health care financing is supplied by a mix of governmental spending, private (mostly out-of-pocket) spending, and external aid. Health financing policy is an integral part of efforts to move towards UHC, but for health financing policy to be aligned with the pursuit of UHC, health system reforms need to be aimed explicitly at improving coverage and the intermediate objectives linked to it, namely, efficiency, equity in health resource distribution and transparency and.

The world health report contains the following definition of health financing for universal coverage: “Financing systems need to be specifically designed to: provide all people with access to needed health services (including prevention, promotion, treatment and rehabilitation) of sufficient quality to be effective; [and to] ensure that.

Guided by the World Health Assembly resolution WHA from May and based on the recommendations from the World Health Report “Health systems financing: The path to universal coverage”, WHO is supporting countries in developing of health financing systems that can bring them closer to universal coverage.

effectively. At the Health Financing Task Force (), we are committed to doing just that, promoting the application of evidence-based health financing policies in developing countries. Dr McIntyre’s work provides an excellent example of what can and should be done to move things forward.

David de Ferranti. However, evidence that P4P increases value for money, boosts quality of processes in health care, or improves health outcomes is limited. This book explores the many questions surrounding P4P such.

Evidence-based approaches (those explicitly linked to the best available scientific evidence and reflecting community preferences and feasibility) are increasingly used to inform health policy deci. Executive Summary The U.S.

health care system faces significant challenges that clearly indicate the urgent need for reform. Attention has rightly focused on.

The Nigerian National Health Act proposes a radical shift in health financing in Nigeria through the establishment of a fund – Basic Healthcare Provision Fund, (BHCPF). This Fund is intended to improve the functioning of primary health care in Nigeria.

Key stakeholders at national, sub-national and local levels have raised concerns over the management of the BHCPF with respect to the roles. This document is based on WHO’s experience providing support on health financing policy to its Member States over many years.

As a Reference Guide, it proposes an outline for a health financing strategy, but its primary aim is to highlight the different aspects of health financing policy which need to be analysed and addressed by countries. that can improve the health and safety of a population.

A policy approach can be a cost-effective way to create positive changes in the health of large portions of the population. There are several types of policy, each of which can operate at different levels (national, state, local, or organizational) 2.

Skip to 0 minutes and 11 seconds PETER ANNEAR: There are four health financing functions– revenue collection, pooling, purchasing, and payment. We’re going to look at each of these in turn. The first one is revenue collection.

There are four main ways of collecting revenues that fund health care, which in the end, come entirely from the population. AFIDEP at a Glance. AFIDEP works towards systemic actions that drive a cultural shift from low evidence use to a setting where evidence is actively sought and used routinely in decision-making so that the right investments are made towards the transformation of people’s lives for the better.

In theory, neither the executive nor the judiciary has a mandate to create health policy. The court system, apart from its historic role of constitutional or judicial review, 49 principally interprets, construes, and applies the law.

Moreover, the federal courts exercise their powers only to resolve "cases" or "controversies" (Article III). The Health Information Management Department (HIMD) of the Policy, Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation (PPME) division was established within the GHS as the focal unit responsible for the collection, analysis, reporting, and presentation of health service information (Adjei ).Regional and the District level offices were established with each having their own Health Administrations (RHAs.This report, Making Policy Better, takes the findings from that work and makes a series of recommendations aimed at not just improving the approach to policy making, through a new set of policy fundamentals, but also crucially embedding it into a system for making policy, which gives.

Clearly, then, a culture of accountability is desirable -- in any organization. And accountability, as we recently wrote, comes from the top.

To create accountability at your own company, make.