Health services research

21 Oct

Recently I found a definition of the field I am interested in:  ie the health services research. Wikipedia defines it as ” to examine how people get access to health care practitioners and health care services, how much care costs, and what happens to patients as a result of this care.” quoting Academyhealth in the references.

Putted more simply, and according to Academyhealth, HSR tries to give responses to 4 questions in the field of health care in a community:

What works?
For whom?
At what cost?
Under what circumstances?

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One Response to “Health services research”

  1. qualityhealthcareplease October 22, 2012 at 5:17 am #

    Tres bon. France may have the best health care system in the world. I will follow your blog with interest to hopefully learn something that would help the US health care system which has lots of problems. I wish I knew more about the French system. Merci.

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