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European Observatory - Snapshots of Health Systems
Summaries and comparisons of the healthcare systems of each country in Europe, including figures and tables. From the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. [PDF]
European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
Public-private partnership which supports and promotes evidence-based health policy-making through comprehensive and rigorous analysis of the dynamics of health care systems in Europe. Includes Health System Profiles (HiTs) and other publications, events, research topics and country profiles.
Health Policy Monitor
The International Network of Health Policy and Reform, a 20-country project, provides news and information relating to healthcare policy issues and reforms.
PBS - Frontline: Sick Around the World
Documentary on how five capitalist democracies - Germany, Japan, Taiwan, Switzerland, the UK - handle healthcare for their citizens. Includes full video and transcript, interviews, analysis, Q&A, teacher's guide and additional resources.
Physicians for a National Health Program - International Resources
Annotated list of online resources relating to healthcare systems in various countries, including comparisons. Collected by Joel A. Harrison, Ph.D., MPH.
SwissInfo.ch - US Healthcare Reform Looks to the Swiss
As the US prepares for major surgery on its ailing health care system, tips from the Swiss system could help get the job done.
Congressional Budget Office Thrashes Republican Health-Care Plan
Ezra Klein reports on the Congressional Budget Office's report on the Boehner alternative healthcare reform plan. (November 05, 2009)
New York Times - Swiss Health Care Thrives Without Public Option
"...many academics who have studied the Swiss health care system have pointed to this Alpine nation of about 7.5 million as a model that delivers much of what Washington is aiming to accomplish — without the contentious option of a government-run health insurance plan." (September 30, 2009)
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