Access to Health Care

Access to Health Care

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To what extent can we have truly universal, comprehensive and timely health services, equally available to all? Access to Health Care considers the meaning of 'access' in health care and examines the theoretical issues that underpin these questions. Contributors draw on a range of disciplinary perspectives to investigate key aspects of access, including: Am geographical accessibility of services Am socio-economic equity of access Am patients' help-seeking behaviour Am organisational problems and access Am methods for evaluating access. Access is considered in both a UK and international context. The book includes chapters on contrasting health policies in the United States and European Union. Access to Health Care provides both health care researchers as well as health professionals, managers and policy analysts, with a clear and wide-ranging overview of topical and controversial questions in health policy and health services organization and Robin. Haynes. Introduction Providing equal access to health care wherever people live is not possible in most parts of the world. It is easy to demonstrate that ... the destination. Services are more accessible to people who have carsanbsp;...

Title:Access to Health Care
Author:Martin Gulliford, Myfanwy Morgan
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-05-13


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