Long-term Care and Elderly care in Europe: are they Good Synonyms? digital
format: Article | RIVISTA INTERNAZIONALE DI SCIENZE SOCIALI - 2017 - 3
There is a general consensus, in Europe, in considering LTC public financing as a proxy of the resources committed to elderly care by each Government; the preciseness of this approximation depends on the extent to which LTC is representative of elderly care...
An Econometric Analysis of the Quality of Hospital Care in Italy: Market Characteristics and Policy Choices within Regions and Local Health Units (LHUs) digital
format: Article | RIVISTA INTERNAZIONALE DI SCIENZE SOCIALI - 2016 - 3-4
Hospital financing, in Italy, is governed through Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) reimbursement system. National legislation allows Regions to set autonomously their own tariffs; Regions can also decide other aspects of the hospital care, such as the public-private mix, the relationship among health policy authorities and providers, etc. All these arrangements are expected to impact on quality of hospital care...