LULU Academic, 2012
This book contains finalist papers from two consecutive cohorts in the “Governance of Health Care Innovation” honours programme at Maastricht University. They cover a diversity of fascinating research issues from a fresh, ‘new graduate’ perspective.
Framed in a narrative methodology, these individual excursions take us on a whirlwind tour through governance controversies in such areas as invention, legislation, vaccination, marketization, coordination or standardization in Public Health.
Along the way we encounter conundrums surrounding cold chambers, steamveins, e-health, telemedicine, sex selection, drug and rice patenting, nano-particles, mental health outsourcing, clinical pricing and genetic insurance from the EU heartland to Brazil, South Africa and Asia.