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2003 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey of Hospital Executives


Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom


The Commonwealth Fund 2003 International Health Policy Survey is the sixth in a series of surveys designed to provide a comparative perspective on health policy issues in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The 2003 survey consisted of interviews with a sample of hospital chief operating officers or top administrators of the larger hospitals across the five nations. The survey sought these executives' perspectives regarding current resources and efforts to improve quality of care. Comparative findings from the survey were reported in the May/June 2004 issue of Health Affairs.

Publication Details

Publication Date: September 1, 2004

2003 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey of Hospital Executives, Cathy Schoen, M.S., Robert J. Blendon, M.B.A., Sc.D., Catherine M. DesRoches, Dr.P.H., Robin Osborn, M.B.A., Elizabeth Raleigh, Phuong Trang Huynh, Ph.D., Alice Ho, and Kinga Zapert, Ph.D., The Commonwealth Fund, September 2004


Research Director, Hall and Partners Healthcare
Robert J. Blendon
Richard L. Menschel Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Policy Translation and Leadership Development, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Robin Osborn
Senior Advisor, International Program in Health Policy and Practice Innovations, The Commonwealth Fund
Catherine DesRoches
Executive Director, Open Notes, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
Senior Scholar in Residence, New York Academy of Medicine