Tools & methods
  • Health at a glance: Europe
    This second edition presents the most recent indicators of health and health systems in 35 countries: the 27 European Union countries, five candidate countries and three European Free Trade Association countries. (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
  • Health care systems: efficiency and institutions
    Presents indicators for assessing health-care system performance, with new comparative data on health-care policies and institutions in countries. (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
  • Health systems assessment approach: a how-to manual
    Health system assessment manual. Covers key health system functions and is organized around WHO’s six health system building blocks. (United States Agency for International Development)
  • Health systems performance assessment: a tool for health governance in the 21st century
    Health systems performance assessment can be used to collect information to inform policy-making, to monitor progress, to identify best practice, to optimize health systems for health authorities committed to improving the health of their people. (WHO/Europe)
  • Improving value in health care: measuring quality
    Describes the available internationally comparable quality measures and how to link them to policies such as accreditation, practice guidelines, pay-for-performance, national safety programmes and quality reporting. (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
  • Performance measurement for health system improvement: experiences, challenges and prospects
    With increasing demand for measurement of the performance of health providers, a more strategic vision of the role of performance measurement in securing health system improvement is needed. This report is an authoritative, practical guide for policy-makers, regulators, patient groups and researchers. (European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies)
  • Towards measuring the volume output of education and health services: a handbook
    Summarizes country practices and methods for output-based approaches to measuring health and education services; presents volume changes over time within countries and differences at a particular time among countries. (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
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