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The Impact of Healthcare Privatization on Quality of Care: Insights from 13 Studies

In a comprehensive meta-analysis spanning 13 longitudinal studies across high-income countries, researchers scrutinized the effects of healthcare privatization on patient care quality. Covering nations including Canada, Croatia, USA, and others, the analysis assessed changes before and after privatization, focusing on indicators like staffing, patient mix, and health outcomes.  The meta-analysis revealed a concerning trend: privatization