Abstract With cutbacks being implemented across a wide range of social and government programs throughout Europe and the rest of the world, preventive services have become more vulnerable. In this context, it is essential to properly focus the debate on public healthcare expenditure, stressing that financing preventive services is not merely a cost, but an investment in citizen well-being as well as economic stability and development. In Italy indeed all seem to agree on three priorities: i) strengthening prevention activities; ii) reorganization of hospital care; and iii) reinforcement of primary care. A plenty of data are available in Italy from some recently published authoritative reports. Given that health policies should be driven by a solid evidence base, it is important to look at the available data to understand if these priorities are justified. The Lazio Region, which is particularly under pressure since it is one of the regions with a formal regional recovery plan (Piano di

[Prevention in times of economic crisis and spending review. The Lazio Region as a study case]. [La prevenzione in tempi di crisi economica e di spending review. Il caso della Regione Lazio.] / DI MARCO, Marco; Marzuillo, Carolina; DE VITO, Corrado; Matarazzo, A; Massimi, Azzurra; Villari, Paolo. - In: IGIENE E SANITÀ PUBBLICA. - ISSN 0019-1639. - STAMPA. - 69:(2013), pp. 639-656.

[Prevention in times of economic crisis and spending review. The Lazio Region as a study case]. [La prevenzione in tempi di crisi economica e di spending review. Il caso della Regione Lazio.]

DI MARCO, MARCO;MARZUILLO, CAROLINA;DE VITO, CORRADO;MASSIMI, AZZURRA;VILLARI, Paolo
2013

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Abstract With cutbacks being implemented across a wide range of social and government programs throughout Europe and the rest of the world, preventive services have become more vulnerable. In this context, it is essential to properly focus the debate on public healthcare expenditure, stressing that financing preventive services is not merely a cost, but an investment in citizen well-being as well as economic stability and development. In Italy indeed all seem to agree on three priorities: i) strengthening prevention activities; ii) reorganization of hospital care; and iii) reinforcement of primary care. A plenty of data are available in Italy from some recently published authoritative reports. Given that health policies should be driven by a solid evidence base, it is important to look at the available data to understand if these priorities are justified. The Lazio Region, which is particularly under pressure since it is one of the regions with a formal regional recovery plan (Piano di
2013
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[Prevention in times of economic crisis and spending review. The Lazio Region as a study case]. [La prevenzione in tempi di crisi economica e di spending review. Il caso della Regione Lazio.] / DI MARCO, Marco; Marzuillo, Carolina; DE VITO, Corrado; Matarazzo, A; Massimi, Azzurra; Villari, Paolo. - In: IGIENE E SANITÀ PUBBLICA. - ISSN 0019-1639. - STAMPA. - 69:(2013), pp. 639-656.
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