Public Health Services and Systems Research: Current State of Finance Research

This article discusses the current state of public health finance research through a review of public health finance literature. It chronicles important lessons learned from public health finance research to date, discusses the challenges faced by those seeking to conduct financial research on the public health system, and discusses the role of public health finance research in relation to the broader endeavor of Public Health Services and Systems Research.

Available online: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23023275

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  • Fiscal and Service Issues: This article presents a review of the public health finance literature and lessons learned to date.
  • Research and Evaluation: This article discusses the challenges of conducting financial research on the public health system.

 
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Ingram, R. C., Bernet, P. M., & Costich, J. F. (2012). Public health services and systems research: Current state of finance research. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 18(6), 515–519.