New Eurohealth on Efficiency and Health Care

This issue’s Eurohealth Observer section outlines the possibilities and challenges of obtaining a workable model of efficiency in health care. Health care reforms towards efficiency gains are analysed for the Netherlands and Portugal along with a European-wide perspective. Other articles include: Simulation on the EU Cross-Border Care Directive; Consolidating national authority in Nordic health systems; Contributions, Co-pays and Computers: Health system reform in Cyprus; Policy factors underpinning the Welsh Dignity in Care Programme; and Eurohealth Monitor.