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Healthcare System: Then and Now

What basic services components are necessary in order for a healthcare system to be considered complete?

Why are theses the necessary components?

Why is it important to understand the historical evolution of the healthcare system?

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What basic services components are necessary in order for a healthcare system to be considered complete?

One of the most important components is a publicly funded treatment system that covers the majority of population. However there should also be a parallel private system that caters private insurance holders. In order to be complete, the system should transform the delivery of healthcare from a central, hospital-based system to one that is more patient-centered, distributed and home-based system. This can improve the quality and convenience of care, ...

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This solution discusses why it is important to understand the historical evolution of the healthcare system. References are provided.

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