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On this page, you can download issues of our biannually published book series "Health Policy Developments" from 2003 - 2009 (English and German versions).

 

Health Policy Developments 13

Health Policy Developments Issue 13

Ray Moynihan, Kerstin Blum, Reinhard Busse, Sophia Schlette (eds.) Health Policy Developments 13. Focus on Health Policy in Times of Crisis, Competition and Regulation, Evaluation in Health Care. Gütersloh 2009, 163 Pages, Paperback, Euro 20,00.  ISBN 978-3-86793-059-8

Contents:

  • Crisis or opportunity? Health policy and the financial downturn 
  • Balancing competition and regulation
  • Evaluation: Still the poor cousin
  • Hospitals: Connecting with the community
  • Prevention: Yes, now, but how?
  • Equity: Always the goal, but how serious are we?
(PDF, 535 KB)
German version
(PDF, 536 KB)

Health Policy Developments 12

Health Policy Developments Issue 12

Ray Moynihan, Kerstin Blum, Reinhard Busse, Sophia Schlette (eds.). Health Policy Developments 12. Focus on Value for Money, Funding and Governance, Access and Equity. Gütersloh 2009. 164 pages, Broschur. Euro 20,-. ISBN 978-3-86793-054-3.

Contents:

  • Value for money?
  • Who should pay for what?
  • Governance in Bismarckian systems 
  • Responsiveness
  • Access and equity
  • Patient safety and quality
  • Care coordination
(PDF, 533 KB)
German version
(PDF, 1.2 MB)

Health Policy Developments 11

Health Policy Developments 11

Sophia Schlette, Kerstin Blum, Reinhard Busse (Hrsg.). Health Policy Developments 11. Focus on Primary Care, Appropriateness and Transparency, National Strategies. Gütersloh 2009. 141 pages, Broschur. Euro 18,-. ISBN 978-3-86793-031-4.

Contents:

  • Strengthening primary care:
  • Organization, competence and levels of care 
  • Professions in primary care 
  • Caring for the chronically ill 
  • Appropriateness, fairness and transparency 
  • National Strategies

 

(PDF, 448 KB)
German version
(PDF, 975 KB)

Health Policy Developments 10

Health Policy Developments 10

Sophia Schlette, Kerstin Blum, Reinhard Busse (eds). Health Policy Developments 10. Focus on: Long-term Care, Sickness Funds as Payers and Players, Improving Quality of Care. Gütersloh 2008. 178 pages, Paperback. Euro 22,- / sFr. 32,40. ISBN 978-3-86793-019-2.

Contents:

  • Long-term care: Developing insurance solutions
  • New forms of delivery: The advance continues
  • Cancer: Prevention and care
  • Sickness funds: Payers to players
  • Quality assurance: Shooting at moving targets
  • Pharmaceuticals: Tug-of-war between financiers and industry
  • More choice through privatization and vouchers?

 This issue is not yet available for download. To order your copy, please go to http://www.bertelsmann-stiftung.de.

(PDF, 1.2 MB)
German version
(PDF, 1.2 MB)

Health Policy Developments 9

Health Policy Developments 9

Sophia Schlette, Kerstin Blum, Reinhard Busse (eds.) Health Policy Developments 9. Focus on Mental Health, New Role for Hospitals, Search for the right Funding Mix. Guetersloh 2008, 144 Pages, Paperback. Euro 18,- / sFr. 32,40. ISBN 978-3-89204-966-1

(PDF, 964 KB)
German version
(PDF, 1.1 MB)

Health Policy Developments 7/8

Health Policy Developments Issue 7/8

Reinhard Busse, Sophia Schlette (eds.): Health Policy Developments. Issue 7/8. Focus on Prevention, Health and Aging, New Health Professions. 250 pages, soft-bound (24 Euro). ISBN 978-3-89204-962-3. Gütersloh, Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2007.

(PDF, 846 KB)
German version
(PDF, 895 KB)

Health Policy Developments Issue 6

The 6th HPD report (English version)

Reinhard Busse, Annette Zentner, Sophia Schlette (eds.): Health Policy Developments. Issue 6: Focus on Continuity in Care, Evaluation Techniques, IT for health. 112 pages, soft-bound (15 Euro). ISBN 3-89204-901-7. Gütersloh, Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2006.

(PDF, 756 KB)
German version
(PDF, 337 KB)

Health Policy Developments Issue 5

The 5th HPD-report (English version)

Reinhard Busse, Annette Zentner, Sophia Schlette (eds.): Health Policy Developments. Issue 5: Focus on Public-Private Mix, Patient Safety, Public Health. 102 pages, soft-bound (15 Euro). ISBN 3-89204-873-8. Gütersloh, Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2006 

(PDF, 431 KB)
German Version
(PDF, 590 KB)

Health Policy Developments Issue 4

The 4th HPD-Report (English Version)
Reinhard Busse, Sophia Schlette, Susanne Weinbrenner (eds.): Health Policy Developments. Issue 4: Focus on Access, Primary Care, Health Care Organization.
110 pages, soft-bound (15 Euro).
ISBN 3-89204-852-5. Gütersloh, Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2005
(PDF, 589 KB)
German version
(PDF, 429 KB)

Health Policy Developments Issue 3

The 3rd HPD report (English version)

Reinhard Busse, Sophia Schlette (eds.): Health Policy Developments Issue 3: Focus on Accountability, (De)Centralization, Information Technologies. Gütersloh, Bertelsmann Foundation Publishers 2004. ISBN 3-89204-796-0

(PDF, 496 KB)
German version
(PDF, 410 KB)

Health Policy Developments Issue 2

The 2nd HPD report (English version)

Reinhard Busse, Sophia Schlette (eds.): Health Policy Developments Issue 2: Focus on Health and Aging, Pharmaceutical Policies, Human Resources. Gütersloh, Bertelsmann Foundation Publishers 2004. ISBN 3-89204-768-5 15 Euro

(PDF, 718 KB)
German version
(PDF, 593 KB)

Health Policy Developments Issue 1

The 1st HPD report (English version)

Reinhard Busse, Sophia Schlette (eds.): Health Policy Developments. International Trends and Analyses. Issue 1/2003. Gütersloh, Bertelsmann Foundation Publishers 2003. ISBN 3-89204-733-2

(PDF, 3.1 MB)
German version
(PDF, 789 KB)

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