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A health economics primer

Author: Shirley Johnson-Lans
Publisher: Boston : Person/Addison Wesley, ©2006.
Series: Addison-Wesley series in economics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers the key areas of health care economics - the supply and demand for health care and health insurance, the impact of technological innovation, and the role of institutions and public policy. It  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnson-Lans, Shirley.
Health economics primer.
Boston : Person/Addison Wesley, ©2006
(OCoLC)607728421
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Johnson-Lans
ISBN: 0321136691 9780321136695
OCLC Number: 57316723
Description: xx, 363 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: PART I. INTRODUCTION1. Introduction PART II. THE DEMAND FOR HEALTH, HEALTH CARE, AND THE INSURANCE MARKET2. The Demand for Health and the Demand for Health Care3. The Nature of Health Insurance Markets4. The Evolution to Managed Care5. Social Insurance in the United States : Medicare and Medicaid PART III. THE PROVIDERS OF HEALTH CARE: PHYSICIANS, NURSES, AND HOSPITALS6. Physicians and Nurses as Inputs into the Production of Health Care7. Physicians as Providers of Health Care8. Hospitals PART IV: EVALUATION OF TECHNOLOGY, TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE, AND THE BIO-PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY9. Cost-Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis10. The Role of Technology in Health Care 11. The Economics of Prescription Drugs PART V. COMPARATIVE SYSTEMS AND PUBLIC POLICY12. Comparative Health-Care Systems13. Health Care: A Global Perspective14. The Health-Care System of the United States : Where Do We Go Next? Appendix 1. Brief Review of Economic Concepts and Tools of AnalysisAppendix 2. Introduction to Statistical Techniques Index
Series Title: Addison-Wesley series in economics.
Responsibility: Shirley Johnson-Lans.
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