Cost-effectiveness in primary health care in Greece

Marianna Diomidous, Konstantina Gougoumati, Athina Kalokairinou

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Abstract

Introduction: Health is a public good and in the free market is not distributed equally in the society due to the inefficient allocation of resources. According to the economic approach of health, illness prevents the infected individual to participate in processes (work), instead causes costs to the society as a whole. The purpose of this study is the demonstration of existing studies with the main purpose to pinpoint the significance of the cost effectiveness procedures in primary health care services in Greece.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInformatics, Management and Technology in Healthcare
Pages225-227
Number of pages3
Volume190
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventInternational Conference on Informatics, Management, and Technology in Healthcare, ICIMTH 2013 - Athens, Greece
Duration: 5 Jul 20137 Jul 2013

Other

OtherInternational Conference on Informatics, Management, and Technology in Healthcare, ICIMTH 2013
Country/TerritoryGreece
CityAthens
Period5/07/137/07/13

Keywords

  • Cost-effectiveness
  • health services
  • primary health care

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