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Author Haseltine, William A

Title Affordable Excellence : the Singapore Health System
Published Washington : Brookings Institution Press with the National University of Singapore Press, 2013


Description 1 online resource (198 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Information; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Singapore Healthcare System: An Overview; High Quality, Low Cost; Helping Patients Pay; Controlling Costs; Financing; Design and Infrastructure; Investing in the Future through Medical Education and Research; Facing the Future; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover
Summary This is the story of the Singapore healthcare system: how it works, how it is financed, its history, where it is going, and what lessons it may hold for national health systems around the world. Singapore ranks sixth in the world in healthcare outcomes, yet spends proportionally less on healthcare than any other high-income country. This is the first book to set out a comprehensive system-level description of healthcare in Singapore, with a view to understanding what can be learned from its unique system design and development path. The lessons from Singapore will be of interest to th
Analysis Singapore
Health services
Service delivery
Health policy
Government expenditure
Cost control
Public health
Medical research
Morbidity rate
Australia overseas comparisons
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Medical policy -- Singapore
Medical care -- Singapore -- Cost control
National health services -- Singapore
Health insurance.
National health insurance.
Medical policy.
Medical care.
Delivery of Health Care -- Singapore
Costs and Cost Analysis -- Singapore
National Health Programs -- Singapore
Health Policy -- Singapore
National Health Programs
Health Policy
Delivery of Health Care
Costs and Cost Analysis
Insurance, Health
National health insurance.
Medical care.
Health insurance.
Medical care -- Cost control.
Medical policy.
National health services.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780815725091