Most of the research consists of merely descriptive studies of health care systems and policy measures within national boundaries.
The good news is that the last two decades have brought a large body of comparative study to serve as a base for study.
There are distinctions between learning about, learning why and learning from when doing comparative analysis.
There are no good arguments or evidence that a ‘one size fits all’ approach works.
Policy making and policy research are often – if not always – pursued with little reference to each other.
Is there anything we can learn from other countries?
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, May 6, 2011/ Troy Media/ – No industrial democracy depends on cost-sharing policy as a primary tool for cost control and for good reason . . .