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Strategic Purchasing for Better Health in Armenia (Vol. 2) : Executive Summary (English)

This report is an activity under the technical support towards universal health coverage in Armenia, which includes advisory services and analytics aimed at supporting the government’s efforts to expand access to high-quality health care. The report, Strategic Purchasing for Better Health in Armenia, draws on an adaptation of the strategic purchasing progress framework to examine the country’s experience in purchasing healthcare, identify contextual factors that limit the potential of purchasing to reform healthcare, and integrate these findings with relevant global examples of strategic purchasing reforms. The authors conclude the report with tailored recommendations for strategic purchasing that can improve population health.


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    Lylozian,Hratchia Zaven Hratchia, Chukwuma,Adanna Deborah Ugochi, Meessen,Bruno, Ghazaryan,Emma, Gong,Estella Tian-Ran

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    Europe and Central Asia,

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    Executive Summary

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    strategic purchasing; benefit package; quality of care; public health finance; quality of service delivery; supply of health services; life expectancy at birth; National Institute of Health; fiscal space for health; cost of health services; provider payment; quality of healthcare; global experience; health system response; Value for Money; health reform; private insurer; payment mechanism; Health Workers; clinical guidelines; gap in access; errors and omission; quality and efficiency; burden of disease; health expenditure growth; prevention of fraud; efficiency and quality; essential health services; health system reform; enforcement of regulation; use of information; accessing health care; primary care physician; level of policy; Essential Medicines List; accountability for results; ministries of health; management of health; contracts with providers; scope of service; need for regulation; health care needs; health technology assessment; fiscal consolidation effort; asymmetry of information; health information system; pool of fund



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Lylozian,Hratchia Zaven Hratchia Chukwuma,Adanna Deborah Ugochi Meessen,Bruno Ghazaryan,Emma Gong,Estella Tian-Ran

Strategic Purchasing for Better Health in Armenia (Vol. 2) : Executive Summary (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.