Myths and Realities about Decentralization


This anthology breaks new ground in the area of decentralizing health systems. Eleven experts from MSH, Harvard University, and Boston University, with extensive experience around the world, share lessons about the challenges of planning and managing health systems. Topics include financing, management information, and the impact of decentralization on quality and on hospitals.

This anthology can be used by managers, students, health practitioners, and readers seeking an informed perspective on this universal trend in the management and delivery of health services.