Concept of the Slovak health care reform
|Author:||Bc. Andrej Naščák|
|Year:||2007 - winter|
|Leaders:|| doc. Ing. Ondřej Schneider MPhil., Ph.D.
|Consultants:|| PhDr. Lucie Bryndová
|Work type:|| Bachelors
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|Abstract:||The thesis deals with the Slovak reform of health care system during the years 2003 and 2006. Specifically, it examines the relationship and proportion of both the private and public sector in all aspects of health care system, such as health care police, financing, provision of health care and patient status. Models of world health care systems are introduced first. The thesis then describes and analyses the situation in Slovakia before the year 2003 and also pays attention to the analysis of the demographical development as an important cause of unsustainability of the former system.
The thesis also presents facts and consequences of the reform resulting from data and information obtained during the years 2004 and 2005. As an outcome, the thesis concerns how to secure rational distribution of expenses over the time emphasizing that the prevention is the cheapest way of a treatment, this flows from analyses of demographic impact on health care expenditures per capita - time to death methodology is used. It reminds us that population health is for a society not only an expense but also an investment.