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Getting Health Reform RightA Guide to Improving Performance and Equity$
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Marc Roberts, William Hsiao, Peter Berman, and Michael Reich

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195371505

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371505.001.0001

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From Diagnosis to Health-Sector Reform

From Diagnosis to Health-Sector Reform

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(p.126) 7 From Diagnosis to Health-Sector Reform
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Getting Health Reform Right
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Marc J. Roberts

William Hsiao

Peter Berman

Michael R. Reich

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371505.003.0007

Once health-sector reformers have decided which performance problems to focus on—that is, once they have decided on their strategic priorities—they have to go on to the next stages of the policy cycle. This means, first of all, figuring out the causes of the poor performance they are concerned with—a process called “diagnosis.” Then they have to decide what to do about the situation—the process called “policy development.” This chapter discusses those activities and offers advice about how to carry them out, so as to produce more effective health-sector reform.

Keywords:   health sector reform, health care reform, public health, performance publems, diagnosis, policy development

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