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ALMEIDA, Ana Paula Santana Coelho  and  LIMA, Luciana Dias de. The public and the private in the health regionalization in Espírito Santo. Saúde debate [online]. 2015, vol.39, n.spe, pp.51-63. ISSN 2358-2898.

This is intended to analyze the public-private relations in regionalization of the health system in Espírito Santo. This is a comparative study of two health regions based on secondary data and semi-structured interviews. Two standards of public-private relations were identified - interdependent without conflicts; and multiple arrangements with conflicts - which influenced different dimensions of regionalization. In stands out as conditioning of the patterns observed: system forming trajectory, the service offering structure, medical corporation and philanthropic organizations operation, and the way regionalization is conducted by the State.

Keywords : Regional health planning; Health systems; Health policy, planning and management.

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