A Parallel Approach to Analysis of Costs/benefits and Efficiency changes resulting from Privatisation of Health Services

Jane Lethbridge
Apr 2012

The marketisation of public health care systems is part of a long process, which is not necessarily clearly set out or understood at the beginning.  Public policy plays an important role in creating internal markets and changing public health care systems.  The findings of this review show that there are now recognisable steps in the process of moving from a state/ government run health care system to a marketised and privatised system but this can take place over many years.