Current Practices in Select Healthcare Systems

Current Practices in Select Healthcare Systems

Venkat Sadanand (University of Saskatchewan, Canada)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-988-5.ch078
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Abstract

In this chapter, current practices of healthcare delivery in three economically advanced countries will be reviewed. Is healthcare delivery commensurate with economic prosperity? Countries with technological and economic advantages may be better poised to deliver healthcare efficiently. However, this is not the case in fact. The following review will show that medico-legal and technological prowess may not translate into a healthier life and better healthcare delivery. It will be argued that poor allocation of ample resources is tantamount to resource insufficiency. The chapter will cite anonymous but true cases of patients to illustrate the salient points.

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