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The OECD holds a roundtable on competition in the provision of hospital services

Key documents: Executive Summary with key findings, Detailled Summary of the discussion, Background note Executive summary, by the Secretariat In the light of the written submissions, the background note and the oral discussion, the following points emerge: Role of Rivalry for Provision of Hospital Services 1. Market-oriented mechanisms can help to reduce costs of provision of hospital services, thus making limited health care funds have more impact, even systems with hospitals that are primarily government-operated. Increasingly, OECD members are seeking to increase the output from the limited financial resources that the state or private sector contributes to health care. Given that hospitals constitute 41% of Member country health care spending, increasing productivity and

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable on competition in the provision of hospital services, 1 October 2005, e-Competitions October 2005, Art. N° 85707

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