For many years, health has been perceived as an individual's good. The direct effect of this assumption was limited access to medical care, closely related to the material status. However, progressing economic studies noticed a correlation between health and the economy, which originated the perception of health as a public good and significantly complicated the subject of finances in medicine.
Money in medicine is a vast and complex issue. Most specialists agree that there could always be more and their distribution wouldn't cause any problems. Unfortunately, resources are limited, so budget formation should be an exceptionally well-thought-out process. Are there areas where we can save? What do we need to spend more on? This is what this material is about.