Infection Control in the Hospital Setting: An Analysis of Regulatory Governance
October 9 2009
How, in theory and in practice, do alternative forms of regulation work in the health system?
These alternatives, including private rulemaking, management-based regulation (incentives), and traditional rules and enforcement, will be examined in the areas of prevention and control of hospital-based infections and the fight against cancer.
What is the influence of new forms of participation—including patient networks, patient self-management, and consumer access to medical information—on health system change with particular attention to the fight against cancer?