Posts by William Wells
From Pilots to Systems (Part 2): Achieving systemic and scalable private sector engagement in tuberculosis care and prevention in Asia
When TB treatment providers are already well connected to the broader health system, and can be reached as a group, the task of engagement is more manageable. But that is the exception and not the rule in global health care markets. The PPM intermediary organization is the beginning of a consolidating force in an otherwise fragmented health care system.
From Pilots to Systems (Part 1): Achieving systemic and scalable private sector engagement in tuberculosis care and prevention in Asia
Public-private mix (PPM) is really a form of behavior change for both sides: for the public sector in their approach to engaging the private sector, and for the private sector in changing their practices. At its core, PPM is trying to replace low-quality, inefficient and potentially expensive health care provision with rapid, affordable and correct diagnosis and treatment, and monitoring to ensure success.