Health Economics

An Introduction for Health Professionals

Health Economics

This book provides all the necessary information in a readablestyle that can be understood by anyone with even the most basicknowledge of mathematics Health Economics is ideal for allhealth professionals who are required to make policy decisions– including hospital managers, clinical directors andpartners in family practices. It is suited to health policy makersat national level as well as those in local trusts. The clear andconcise way in which the book is written also makes it a perfectintroductory text for students of health economics. Health Economics provides you with the tools to: Read and critique economic evaluations Understand the economic forces at work in specificenvironments Make optimum choices in terms of benefits and outcomes

Health Economics

Efficiency, Quality, and Equity

Health Economics

This book is a thorough, balanced, and insightful study of the present status and future direction of health care economics and its far-reaching ramifications. Health Economics provides exhaustive analyses of such major issues as cost-benefit, cost-effectiveness, quality enhancement, and technology assessment. It is designed to provide policy makers, health providers, and students with the tools needed to balance issues of efficiency and quality.

Handbook of Health Economics

Handbook of Health Economics

What new theories, evidence, and policies have shaped health economics in the 21st century? Editors Mark Pauly, Thomas McGuire, and Pedro Pita Barros assemble the expertise of leading authorities in this survey of substantive issues. In 16 chapters they cover recent developments in health economics, from medical spending growth to the demand for health care, the markets for pharmaceutical products, the medical workforce, and equity in health and health care. Its global perspective, including an emphasis on low and middle-income countries, will result in the same high citations that made Volume 1 (2000) a foundational text. Presents coherent summaries of major subjects and methodologies, marking important advances and revisions. Serves as a frequently used non-journal reference. Introduces non-economists to the best research in health economics.

Introduction to Health Economics

Introduction to Health Economics

This practical text offers the ideal introduction to the economic techniques used in public health.

Getting Health Economics Into Practice

Getting Health Economics Into Practice

This text illuminates the practical help that the concepts and principles of health economics can offer decision-makers at all levels. It addresses the gap between health economic theory and the realities of the health care environment.

The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics

The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics

This book provides an engaging, comprehensive review of health economics, with a focus on policy implications in the developed and developing world. Authoritative, but non-technical, it stresses the wide reach of the discipline - across nations, health systems, and areas within health and medical care.

Handbook of Health Economics

Handbook of Health Economics

V. 1B. Economics and mental health / Richard G. Frank and Thomas G. McGuire ; Long-term care / Edward C. Norton ; Economics of disability and disability policy / Robert Haveman and Barbara Wolfe ; Child health in developed countries / Janet Currie ; The industrial organization of health care markets / David Dranove and Mark A. Satterthwaite ; Not-for-profit ownership and hospital behavior / Frank A. Sloan ; Economics of general practice / Anthony Scott ; Waiting lists and medical treatment / John G. Cullis, PhilipR. Jones and Carol Propper ; Economics of dental services / Harri sintonen and Ismo Linnosmaa ; The pharmaceutical industry / F.M. Scherer ; Liability for medical malpractice / Patricia M. Danzon ; Antitrust and competition in health care markets / Martin Gaynor and William B. Vogt ; Regulation of prices and investment in hospitals in th U.S. / David S. Salkever ; The economics of smoking / Frank J. Chaloupka and Kenneth E. Warner ; Alcohol / Philip J. Cook and Michael J. Moor ...

Health Economics for Non-Economists

An Introduction to the Concepts, Methods and Pitfalls of Health Economic Evaluations

Health Economics for Non-Economists

This book has two aims: to improve current perceptions of the role of economics in healthcare, and to explain the methodology of health economic evaluation.

Qualitative Methods for Health Economics

Qualitative Methods for Health Economics

The first text to examine the use of qualitative research methods in health economics. It introduces students to the methods and demonstrates their application in case studies.