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Table 2 Taxonomy of health-system topics and cross-cutting domains

From: Developing and refining the methods for a ‘one-stop shop’ for research evidence about health systems

Category Sub-categories
Health system topics (for third-level headings, see Additional file 1) Governance arrangements
Policy authority
Organizational authority
Commercial authority
Professional authority
Consumer & stakeholder involvement
Financial arrangements
Financing systems
Funding organizations
Remunerating providers
Purchasing products and services
Incentivizing consumers
Delivery arrangements
How care is designed to meet consumers’ needs
By whom care is provided
Where care is provided
With what supports is care provided
Implementation strategies
Consumer-targeted strategy
Provider-targeted strategy
Organization-targeted strategy
Diseases Infectious diseases
HIV
Tuberculosis
Malaria
Diarrheal disease
Lower respiratory infections
Non-communicable diseases
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease
Diabetes
Alzheimer and other dementias
Chronic obstructive pulmonary
Other
Maternal and child health
Accidents
Mental health and addictions
Technologies Drugs
Devices
Diagnostics
Surgery
Sectors Primary care
Home care
Hospital care
Rehabilitation
Long-term care
Public health
Providers Physician
Generalist
Specialist
Nurse
Pharmacist
Allied health professional
  Lay/community health worker