Too Ill to Find the Cure? - Health Care Sector Success in the New Democracies of Central and Eastern Europe

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This study examines the factors that have contributed to the success of some Central and Eastern European countries to improve their health care sector in the post communist period, while leaving others to its demise. While most literature has been focused on the political and economic transition of Eastern Europe, very little research has been done about the welfare aspects of the transition process, especially the health care sector. While the focus on political consequences and main macroeconomic reforms has shed light on many important processes, the lack of research of health care issues has lead to consequences on our ... continued below

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Radin, Dagmar August 2006.

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This study examines the factors that have contributed to the success of some Central and Eastern European countries to improve their health care sector in the post communist period, while leaving others to its demise. While most literature has been focused on the political and economic transition of Eastern Europe, very little research has been done about the welfare aspects of the transition process, especially the health care sector. While the focus on political consequences and main macroeconomic reforms has shed light on many important processes, the lack of research of health care issues has lead to consequences on our ability to understand its impact on the future of the new democracies and their sustainability. This model looks at the impact of international (World Bank) and domestic institutions, corruption and public support and how they affect the ability of some countries to improve and reform their health care sector in the post-transition period.

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Radin, Dagmar. Too Ill to Find the Cure? - Health Care Sector Success in the New Democracies of Central and Eastern Europe, dissertation, August 2006; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5348/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .