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Purchasing for health : a multidisciplinary introduction to the theory and practice of health purchasing

Author: John Øvretveit
Publisher: Buckingham, U.K. ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 1995.
Series: Health services management.
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This text examines the purpose and methods of health purchasing as a service industry in a rapidly changing market. It presents practical approaches, concepts and models which have helped purchasing  Read more...

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Øvretveit, John, 1954-
Purchasing for health.
Buckingham, U.K. ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)752875229
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Øvretveit
ISBN: 0335193331 9780335193332 0335193323 9780335193325
OCLC Number: 30700607
Description: viii, 350 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Duncan Nichol --
1. Purchasing for health --
2. Purchasing and 'market reform' --
3. Health commissioning: purpose and work --
4. 'Decentralized' or 'locality' purchasing --
5. Justifiable purchasing: rationing, priorities, effectiveness and outcome --
6. Contracting and contracts --
7. Quality in purchasing --
8. Collaboration with local authorities --
9. Developing primary and community health services --
10. Purchasing primary health care and the role of the FHSA --
11. Integrating primary and secondary health purchasing --
12. Purchasing agency organization --
13. The future for health purchasing: financing, competition and values --
Appendix 2 Management structures of seven integrated health purchasers --
Appendix 3 Profiles of seven UK integrated health purchasing organizations --
Appendix 4 Summary of approaches to locality purchasing --
Appendix 5 Checklist for evaluating integration of primary and secondary commissioning.
Series Title: Health services management.
Responsibility: John Øvretveit.

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