Discovery Park International

Is the French healthcare system so different from the American healthcare system?

August 23 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Pfendler Auditorium

Martine Bellanger
Professor of Health Economics
EHESP—French School of Public Health in Rennes

Monday, August 23
2:00-3:00p.m.
Pfendler Auditorium
Reception to follow

The presentation will give an overview of the French healthcare system and its main institutions with regards to funding, provision of services and public health priority setting. Emphasis will be put on access to services and health outcomes in a comparative perspective with other OECD countries.

This comparison will raise the health disparity issue and that of chronic diseases and lead to explanations regarding how the French healthcare system tackles such issues. Martine M. Bellanger will use some of her research results to illustrate specific challenges of the healthcare system.

Registration requested at http://www.purdue.edu/rche

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