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National health expenditure trends, 1975 to 2006
Provides updated expenditure data by source of funds (sector) and use of funds (category) at the provincial/territorial level and for Canada. It also contains an overview with discussion on the trends of health care spending in Canada. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Glossary of terms commonly used in health care
Provides a lexicon of health care terms and concepts, divided into three sections: health care delivery and financing terms; epidemiological and statistical terms; and, accounting and economic terms. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Financing health care for women with disabilities
Describes the major financial issues affecting access to health care for women with disabilities in the United States and presents recommended strategies to address those issues. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Moving rocks: block funding in Prince Edward Island as an incentive for cross-sectional reallocations among human services
Analyzes a case where the provincial government of Prince Edward Island (PEI), in 1993, introduced block funding to five Health and Community Service Regional Boards for all human services except education.
Published: 1996
A disease-based comparison of health systems : what is best and at what cost?
Provides a collection of papers that examine health expenditures, ageing, technology and outcomes, and other issues of health system performance.
Published: 2003
Outdoor air pollution and your health : what's the cost?
Highlights the relationship between the negative impact air pollution has on health and the economic cost this produces for Canadians. (See Details)
Published: 2002
A tale of two provinces: a case study of physician expenditure caps as financial incentives
Examines Alberta and Nova Scotia’s experiences with physician expenditure caps.
Published: 1996
Adding it up: the benefits of investing in sexual and reproductive health care
Makes the case for increased funding for sexual and reproductive health care by illustrating the impact of investments in STI prevention, maternal health, and contraceptive services. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Health care priority setting: principles, practice and challenges
Examines one economic approach to priority setting which has gained momentum in practice over the last three decades: program budgeting and marginal analysis (PBMA). (See Details)
Published: 2004
The devil in the details: some conclusions about how funding changes translate into financial incentives in the Canadian health
Argues that contextual factors highly determine how individuals and organizations interpret, feel motivated by, and act in response to funding arrangements.
Published: 1996