Health Policy and Economics: Opportunities and Challenges

Innbundet / 2004 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9780335215744
Publisert
2004
Utgiver
Vendor
Open University Press
Aldersnivå
06, P
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Innbundet
Sider
312
Vekt
383 gr
Høyde
215 mm
Bredde
135 mm
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15 mm
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Health Policy and Economics: Opportunities and Challenges

Innbundet / 2004 / Engelsk
Health economics has made major contributions to the development of health policy in many countries. This book describes those successes and looks forward to the major contributions that health economics can bring to bear on emerging policy issues in health and health care.With contributions from internationally recognized researchers, this book addresses generic policy issues confronting health systems across the developed world. The coverage progresses from micro, patient level issues to macro, whole system issues including:*Determining cost-effective treatments*Fair distribution of health care*Regulatory issues such as performance measurement and incentives *Revenue distribution *Decentralization and internationalization of health systemsHealth Policy and Economics identifies the major contributions that health economics makes to important policy issues in health and health care. It is key reading for policy makers and health managers as well as students and academics with an interest in health policy and health services research.Contributors: Ron L. Akehurst, Karen E. Bloor, Martin Buxton, Karl P. Claxton, Richard Cookson, Diane A. Dawson, Paul Dolan, Mike Drummond, Brian Ferguson, Hugh Gravelle, Maria Goddard, Katharina Hauck, John Hutton, Andrew M. Jones, Rowena Jacobs, Paul Kind, Rosella Levaggi, Guillem Lopez Casanovas, Alan K. Maynard, Nigel Rice, Anthony Scott, Rebecca Shaw, Trevor Sheldon, Andrew D. Street, Mark Sculpher, Matthew Sutton, Peter C. Smith, Adrian Towse, Aki Tsuchiya, Alan H. Williams.
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Identifies the contributions that health economics can bring to bear on policy issues in health and health care. This book emphasises on the potential contribution rather than on historical successes. Its coverage seeks to be accessible to policy makers, managers, researchers, and students at masters level.
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List of contributorsSeries editor's introduction AcknowledgementsIntroductionIts just evaluation for decision-making: Recent developments in, and challenges for, cost-effectiveness research Valuing health outcomes: Ten questions for the insomniac health economistEliciting equity-efficiency trade-offs in healthUsing longitudinal data to investigate socioeconomic inequality in healthRegulating health care markets Efficiency measurement in health care: Recent developments, current practice and future researchIncentives and the UK medical labour market Formula funding of health purchasers: towards a fairer distribution? Decentralization in health care: Lessons from public economicsEuropean integration and the economics of health care Health economics and health policy: A postscriptIndex.
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The editors are all from the Centre for Health Economics at the University of York. Peter C. Smith is Professor of Economics and has research interests in public finance and public service regulation. Mark Sculpher is Professor of Health Economics. He leads the Centre's economic evaluation team and has a particular interest in evaluation methodology. Laura Ginnelly is a Research Fellow in the economic evaluation team. Her research interests include economic evaluations within clinical trials and decision analytic modelling methodology.
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ISBN13
9780335215744
Publisert
2004
Utgiver
Vendor
Open University Press
Aldersnivå
06, P
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Innbundet
Sider
312
Vekt
383 gr
Høyde
215 mm
Bredde
135 mm
Tykkelse
15 mm
Se alle