A greater need for health care at lower economic levels leads to less real and effective access to health services. The impact of social inequalities is increasing in today's society, and unless policies succeed in reversing trends, they will continue to increase. ...

Addressing the allocation of economic resources means confronting the concepts of effectiveness, efficiency and effectiveness. Thus, effectiveness must be understood as the probability that a person in a specific population will benefit from the use of health services, whether they are technologies or services provided by professionals. In this concept, the benefit that technology brings to the resolution of the problems demanded must be included. Efficacy refers to ideal conditions that rarely occur due to the very nature of health problems....

In the Spanish National Health System, it is through the General Health Law that equal access to health care is regulated as a way of correcting the failures of other types of health markets. Therefore, the need to speak of equity and equality focuses on the inequalities that occur when health is not contemplated as a pure public good. By referring to inequalities, we are referring to the difficulties in providing health services that may be faced by different population groups....

Although the personnel chapter is one of the highest for health organizations, we must consider that one of the factors with the greatest capacity to increase health spending is high cost technology. The use of this technology has often been excluded from cost analysis due to its influence on diagnostic and therapeutic processes, a fact that could be presented as a justified expense....

From an economic point of view, health care has been provided without taking into account spending levels for many years. And this is because health has been considered a pure and universal public good, and under this consideration, to value the levels of expenditure was considered secondary to the maintenance and recovery of health. Decisions on economic investments in material resources, welfare decisions, etc., were considered outside the chapters on expenditure, on the understanding that economic evaluation could not interfere...

Managing emotions, talent management, team management, management of the professional development of the people who make up the team is one of the tasks of the nurse manager. This requires a great deal of attention to detail, far beyond mere administrative or control tasks. ...

When we look at the relationship between health and the economy, we have to think about it: The value of health. It refers to how we understand and how health is perceived. The concept of health is a relative concept that cannot be only like the presence or absence of illness but also like the degree of satisfaction of the needs of the person or population group and the consequences of the absence of this provision. ...

A health system can be said to be the set of resources made available to the population for the maintenance of health standards or the recovery of the same in the event of loss. The WHO would say that the health systems for their conformation need to be endowed with resources, be they sanitary, personnel or financial....