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Health for the People, by the People

Health systems have to meet the changing needs of an increasingly assertive population and an ever more complex health policy context. Digitalisation, population ageing, chronic diseases, new pandemic threats, and evolving expectations of what health services should deliver - and how - have raised questions of whether health systems meet the needs and facilitate engagement of the people
Table Of Contents
Intro -- Foreword -- Executive summary -- Policies to address COVID-19 paid little heed to the needs of people-centred health services, especially in the early phases of the pandemic -- Despite some progress, no country yet delivers strong, person-centred care across all key policy domains of the OECD Scorecard -- 1 An analytical framework and scorecard for people-centred health systems -- The OECD Framework for People-Centred Health Systems -- How people-centred are OECD health systems? The OECD Scorecard for People-Centred Health Systems -- An analysis of key policy benchmarks -- Voice: designing health care and the future of health services together with people, families and communities -- Choice: making systems more responsive to people's needs and preferences -- Co-production: enabling people to play an active role in decisions about their health -- Integration: co-ordinating care for and around the person in need -- Respectfulness: treating patients with dignity -- The relevance of indicators of the OECD Scorecard for People-Centred Health Systems: a person-level analysis -- Improving measurement to strengthen people-centredness -- References -- 2 Designing policies to deliver people-centred health -- Voice: Strengthening patient voice in decision-making -- Including patients in decision-making helps health systems respond better to patient needs -- Patient voice should be better incorporated into governance and systems-level decision-making -- Choice: Expanding patient decision-making and improving affordability and access to care -- Provider choice is widespread in OECD countries -- Access challenges continue to pose important constraints on exercising choice -- Co-production: Promoting patient engagement and empowerment
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non fiction
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1 online resource (87 pages)
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