Prioritization: the escape root when demand is great, and resources are limited
By relying on traditional strategies healthcare systems will not be able to address the current demand. Why? Because there is a foundational shift leading the way: designed to deal with acute conditions, they must deal with an always growing number of chronic patients, who require a long-term relationship.
“Allocative efficiency is about whether to do something, or how much of it to do, rather than how to do it. Allocative efficiency in health care is achieved when it is not possible to increase the overall benefits produced by the health system by reallocating resources (…).” 9
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