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Health at a Glance 2005- Preparation of 3rd Edition - Expenditure and Financing 6th Meeting of Health Accounts Experts and Correspondents for Health Expenditure Data 30 September - 1 October 2004
Health at a Glance 2005- background • Third edition - October 2005 • Key indicators from OECD Health Data • User-friendly “At a Glance” style • Popular OECD publication • Optimal frequency, number of indicators and format
Health at a Glance 2005- new/amended indicators • Health status • Dental Care, External causes mortality • Health care resources and utilisation • Medical technologies, Influenza immunisation among elderly, Caesarean sections, Cataract and other surgery as day cases, Pharmaceutical consumption (selected drugs)
Health at a Glance 2005- proposed contents • Health expenditure and financing • Health expenditure per capita • Health expenditure in relation to GDP, etc • Health expenditure per capita, growth trends • Health expenditure by function • Pharmaceutical expenditure • Sources of financing for health care
Health at a Glance 2005- new indicator Expenditure by function • Vital importance to international comparability • Both types of services: functions & modes of production • Current levels and trends to analyse: • split into personal medical services/goods/collective health • structure of service provision • Prevention and public health
Health at a Glance 2005- format and presentation Tables and charts • Latest reference year for comparison: 2003 • Historic data: • Data gaps and series breaks • 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000, 2003 • Recent comparisons and trends: • 1990 or 1993 • Averages • Un-weighted • Include only those countries in all time periods
Health at a Glance 2005- Timetable • Sep 2004:Secretariat proposal for timeline and ToC • Feb 2005:Deadline for OECD Health Data 2005 questionnaire • Jun 2005:Draft sent to correspondents for comments • Jul 2005: Comments incorporated and sent for production • Aug 2005: Proofs sent to correspondents for final verification (Note: Only minor amendments can be incorporated) • Oct 2005: Release of 3rd edition of OECD Health at a Glance.
Health at a Glance 2005- Feedback Delegates and Correspondents are invited to comment on: • Proposed Indicators and Format • Production Timeline