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Diagnosis-related groups in Europe : moving towards transparency, efficiency and quality in hospitals / edited by Reinhard Busse ... [et al.].

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2011.
Description:
xxx, 458 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series:
European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies series. [More in this series]
Summary note:
Summary: The volumes in the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies series focus on key issues for health policy-making in Europe. This book is a joint venture between the WHO/EO and the EuroDRG which addresses the challenges of using Diagnosis Related Group systems in Europe.
Notes:
Published in association with the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe and EuroDRG.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Part One -- 1. From the origins of DRGs to their implementation in Europe -- 2. Introduction to DRGs in Europe: Common objectives across different hospital systems -- 3. Understanding DRGs and DRG-based hospital payment in Europe -- 4. DRG systems and similar patient classification systems in Europe -- 5. DRGs and cost accounting: Which is driving which? -- 6. DRG-based hospital payment: Intended and unintended consequences -- 7. DRG-based hospital payment and efficiency: Theory, evidence, and challenges -- 8. DRGs and quality: For better or worse? -- 9. Technological innovation in DRG-based hospital payment systems across Europe -- 10. Moving towards transparency, efficiency and quality in hospitals: Conclusions and recommendations -- Part Two -- 11. Austria: Inpatient care and the LKF framework -- 12. England: The Healthcare Resource Group system -- 13. France: Implementing Homogeneous Patient Groups in a mixed market -- 14. Germany: Understanding G-DRGs -- 15. Ireland: A review of casemix applications within the acute public hospital system -- 16. NordDRG: The benefits of coordination -- 17. Estonia: Developing NordDRGs within social health insurance -- 18. Finland: DRGs in a decentralized health care system -- 19. Sweden: The history, development and current use of DRGs 00 20. Poland: The Jednorodne Grupy Pacjentów ' Polish experiences with DRGs -- 21. Portugal: Results of 25 years of experience with DRGs -- 22. Spain: A case study on diversity of DRG use ' The Catalan experience -- 23. The Netherlands: The Diagnose Behandeling Combinaties.
Subject(s):
Diagnosis related groupsEurope [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780335245574 (pbk)
  • 0335245579 (pbk)
OCLC:
785987369
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RCP:
C - S