We present a formal model of the relationship between a health care purchaser and a provider drawing on the recent experience of explicit contracting in the UK health sector.
Specifically we model the contractual relationships emerging between District Health Authoritie, who are prsently the dominant health purchasers, and the providers of hospital care.
The comparative static analysis implies that the transaction cost of using non-local hospitals, the expected patient demand, the extent of excess capacity in local hospitals, and the proportion of that excess capacity expected to be lost to competitive purchasers, are all important detarminants of the choice of contract. a.
Mots-clés Pascal : Médecin généraliste, Hôpital, Royaume Uni, NHS, Relation médecine de ville hôpital, Filière soin
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : General practitioner, Hospital, United Kingdom, NHS, Relationship between hospital and non hospital medical practice, Health care network
Notice produite par :
ENSP - Ecole nationale de la santé publique (devenue EHESP)
Cote : 94/07 V
Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 09/06/1995.