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[3 reports on population health. Who will take care of my health?].

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Source
Lakartidningen. 1991 Oct 16;88(42):3443-6, 3451-2
Publication Type
Article
Date
Oct-16-1991

Decentralization/regionalization in health care: the Quebec experience.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature240991
Source
Health Care Manage Rev. 1984;9(1):7-25
Publication Type
Article
Date
1984
Author
R. Gosselin
Source
Health Care Manage Rev. 1984;9(1):7-25
Date
1984
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Catchment Area (Health)
Community Health Services - organization & administration
Decision Making
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Health Planning Councils - organization & administration
Health Planning Organizations - organization & administration
Health Policy
Humans
Models, Theoretical
Quebec
Regional Health Planning - organization & administration - trends
Social Work - organization & administration
Abstract
The decentralization policy in Canada was initially aimed at decentralizing the management of services by creating regional bodies within which interested parties would participate in establishing priorities, elaborating programs, allocating resources and assessing program efficiency and effectiveness. A look at the Quebec experience provides insight into the difficulties and implications of decentralization.
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6706566 View in PubMed
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Impact of rural hospital closures in Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Source
Soc Sci Med. 2001 Jun;52(12):1793-804
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jun-2001
Author
L. Liu
J. Hader
B. Brossart
R. White
S. Lewis
Author Affiliation
Health Services Utilization and Research Commission (HSURC), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. liul@sdh.sk.ca
Source
Soc Sci Med. 2001 Jun;52(12):1793-804
Date
Jun-2001
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Attitude to Health
Community Health Planning - organization & administration - trends
Community-Institutional Relations
Consumer Participation
Health Care Reform
Health Facility Closure - statistics & numerical data
Health Policy
Health Services Accessibility - statistics & numerical data - trends
Health status
Hospital Bed Capacity, under 100
Hospitals, Rural - trends - utilization
Humans
Organizational Innovation
Saskatchewan - epidemiology
Abstract
Canada's health care system has undergone major changes since 1990. In Saskatchewan, 52 small rural hospitals funded for less than eight beds stopped receiving funding for acute care services in 1993. Most were subsequently converted to primary health care centers. Since then, concerns have been raised about the impact of the changes on rural residents' access to care, their health status, and the viability of rural communities. To assess the impact of hospital closures on the affected communities, we conducted a multi-faceted, province-wide study. We looked at hospital use patterns, health status, rural residents' perceptions of the impact of these hospital closures, and how communities responded to the changes. We found the hospital closures did not adversely affect rural residents' health status or their access to inpatient hospital services. Despite widespread fears that health status would decline, residents in these communities reported that hospital closures did not adversely affect their own health. Although some communities continue to struggle with changes to health care delivery, others appear to have adapted as a result of strong community leadership, the development of widely accepted alternative services, and local support for creating innovative solutions. Good rural health care does not depend on the presence of a very small hospital that cannot, in today's environment, provide genuinely acute care. It requires creative approaches to the provision of primary care, good emergency services, and good communication with the public on the intent and outcomes of change.
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11352406 View in PubMed
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Panel discussion: Health services research in the 1980's: organization and possibilities for inter-Nordic cooperation.

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Source
Scand J Soc Med Suppl. 1984;34:85-90
Publication Type
Article
Date
1984