Quality and Efficiency in Swedish Health Care : Regional Comparisons 2008
This is the third annual report in a series called Quality and Efficiency in Swedish Healthcare Regional Comparisons.
In this series, health care quality and efficiency in the 21 Swedish health care regions is compared, by using a set of national performance indicators. The first report was published in 2006. One purpose of the comparisons is to inform and stimulate the public debate on health care quality and efficiency. A second purpose is to stimulate and support local and regional efforts to improve health care services, both in terms of clinical quality and medical outcomes, and in terms of patient experience and efficient use of Resources.