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Methods to establish priorities for health care

Methods to establish priorities for health care

Australian Health Review 13(4): 255-262

There is no right way to rank health care projects or patients requiring treatment. Different people or interests, either explicitly or implicitly, adopt different criteria: medical, economic, ethical, or political. This paper discusses the nature of these criteria and presents some strategies for improving our processes for setting priorities for health care expenditure.

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