Tools and methodologies to assess the efficiency of health care services in Europe

European Commission
European Commission
Publication date:
10 April 2019


The impact of health system investment and structure on health outcomes can be difficult to measure as many health outcomes are without the influence of these systems.  Desigining a set of instruments and techniques for measuring health sytem efficiency can therefore be tricky.  This report from the Expert Group on Health Systems Performance Assessment (HSPA) sets out to adress this issue by providing an overview of recent methods and theories used by countries in Europe with a view assessing what oppotunities exist for those countries to improve their measurement methods.