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Market Empowerment of the Patient: The French Experience

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  • Philippe Batifoulier
  • Jean-Paul Domin
  • Maryse Gadreau

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Through analysis of the French experience, this article explores the way economic policy has sought to encourage active, well-informed patients by giving them market power. The new status of the patient as consumer is based on two foundations: the endeavour to build a healthcare market and the activation of demand-based policies. The keystone of this new system is a conception of the market as a process constructed by economic policy. Recent measures such as the standardization of care and the introduction of incentives to respect a treatment pathway then constitute effective levers to establish a free-market rationale.

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  • Philippe Batifoulier & Jean-Paul Domin & Maryse Gadreau, 2011. "Market Empowerment of the Patient: The French Experience," Review of Social Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 69(2), pages 143-162.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:rsocec:v:69:y:2011:i:2:p:143-162
    DOI: 10.1080/00346760903480566
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    2. Philippe Batifoulier & Nicolas Da Silva, 2014. "Medical Altruism in Mainstream Health Economics: Theoretical and Political Paradoxes," Review of Social Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 72(3), pages 261-279, September.
    3. Wilfred Dolfsma, 2013. "Government Failure," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 15372, September.
    4. Philippe Batifoulier, 2014. "De l’aléa moral du patient aux inégalités d’accès aux soins," EconomiX Working Papers 2014-7, University of Paris Nanterre, EconomiX.
    5. Philippe Batifoulier & Nicolas Da Silva, 2016. "Is physician behavior too serious a business to be left to economics? Reply to medical altruism in mainstream health economics: theoretical and political paradoxes," Review of Social Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 74(2), pages 222-227, June.

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