The economic crisis cannot conceal the need for transformation of the National Health System. The financial difficulties of healthcare systems whose spending is growing at a faster rate than the economy have been well known for years. The development and diffusion of new technologies, increased use of health services, rising drug costs, inflation of prices, and the inefficiency of the system explain the new context. The challenges facing the healthcare system are not new: address the debt, improve funding, review the list of services, transform the governance of the system and provide the institutions with real management autonomy. The gravity of the economic situation can be an opportunity to carry out the long-awaited changes.
|Títol traduït de la contribució||New context and old challenges in the healthcare system|
|Nombre de pàgines||5|
|Revista||Revista Espanola de Cardiologia|
|Estat de la publicació||Publicada - de jul. 2012|