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Emergency and urgent care systems in Australia, Denmark, England, France, Germany and the Netherlands – Analyzing organization, payment and reforms

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  • Baier, Natalie
  • Geissler, Alexander
  • Bech, Mickael
  • Bernstein, David
  • Cowling, Thomas E.
  • Jackson, Terri
  • van Manen, Johan
  • Rudkjøbing, Andreas
  • Quentin, Wilm

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Increasing numbers of hospital emergency department (ED) visits pose a challenge to health systems in many countries. This paper aims to examine emergency and urgent care systems, in six countries and to identify reform trends in response to current challenges.

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  • Baier, Natalie & Geissler, Alexander & Bech, Mickael & Bernstein, David & Cowling, Thomas E. & Jackson, Terri & van Manen, Johan & Rudkjøbing, Andreas & Quentin, Wilm, 2019. "Emergency and urgent care systems in Australia, Denmark, England, France, Germany and the Netherlands – Analyzing organization, payment and reforms," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 123(1), pages 1-10.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:123:y:2019:i:1:p:1-10
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2018.11.001
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