Making healthcare more accountable


Robert Hecht, Amie Batson, Logan Brenzel

Publication details

Number of pages: 4
Publication date: 2004
Languages: English


This article, published on Finance and Development, a quarterly publication of the International Monetary Fund, analyses the reasons of increased attention to performance-based financing for health services in developing countries.

The potential to improve health outcomes through increased efficiency of service provision and the quest for accountability for an increasing amount of resources are some of the main factors that have generated interest in performance-based funding mechanisms.

Bibliography: Hecht R, Batson A, Brenzel L. Making health care accountable. Finance and Development, 2004. 41 (1)