Health Service Delivery in the Asia-Pacific: Ownership, Payment Incentives, and Chronic Disease Management


Disabled woman from Henan, writing a poetic plea for money explaining the circumstances of her disability, her family's difficulties in paying for treatment, and their subsequent debt, on a downtown pedestrian overpass. August 2009 in Shanghai.
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Flickr/Santo Chino


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Senior Fellow

This theme encompasses research on the role of the private sector and public-private partnerships; payment incentives and their impact on patients and providers; organizational innovation, contracting, and soft budget constraints; and chronic disease management, starting with a comparative study of diabetes care.