The Dutch Healthcare System in International Perspective

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In this address, important aspects of the Dutch system of managed
competition are discussed from the economic perspective, highlighting both its merits and the major challenges posed by the development of this system. Reasons for government intervention in healthcare markets are provided, and
the outline the different types of healthcare systems are sketched. Followed by a description of the Dutch healthcare system and healthcare outcomes in different countries are compared. The inaugural address concludes with some suggestions for improving the Dutch system.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationTilburg
PublisherTilburg University
Number of pages68
Publication statusPublished - 21 Oct 2016


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