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Selecting Indicators for the Quality of Health Promotion, Prevention and Primary Care at the Health Systems Level in OECD Countries


  • Martin Marshall
  • Sheila Leatherman
  • Soeren Mattke


This report presents the consensus recommendations of an international expert panel on indicators for health promotion and primary care. Using a structured review process, the panel selected a set of 27 indicators to cover the three key areas health promotion, preventive care and diagnosis and treatment in primary care. The report describes the review process and provides a detailed discussion of the scientific soundness and policy importance of the 27 indicators as follows ... Ce rapport présente les recommandations consensuelles d’un groupe d’experts internationaux sur les indicateurs relatifs aux soins primaires et à la prévention. En suivant une méthodologie détaillée, le groupe d’experts a sélectionné 27 indicateurs devant couvrir les trois grands domaines suivants : la promotion de la santé, la prévention, le diagnostic et le traitement dans les soins primaires. Le rapport décrit la méthodologie employée et démontre, arguments à l’appui, la viabilité scientifique et l’importance stratégique des 27 indicateurs suivants ...

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  • Martin Marshall & Sheila Leatherman & Soeren Mattke, 2004. "Selecting Indicators for the Quality of Health Promotion, Prevention and Primary Care at the Health Systems Level in OECD Countries," OECD Health Technical Papers 16, OECD Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:oec:elsaae:16-en

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