This McKinsey report is a must read for anyone involved or indeed interested in healthcare in Ireland. It proposes the future of the Dutch model of healthcare and seeing as our health system aspires to this model, we can get an insight into what our own future is going to look like. It is set against the backdrop of the Dutch principle of equity of care being achieved but with costs rising in an unsustainable manner, what is it that needs to change?

The values that will guide future health systems are set out as

Fairness

Efficiency

Health maintenance

Read the report here ………

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