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Designated a Doody's Core Title!

"Medical economics and finance is an integral component of the health care industrial complex. Its language is a diverse and broad-based concept covering many other industries: accounting, insurance, mathematics and statistics, public health, provider recruitment and retention, Medicare, health policy, forecasting, aging and long-term care, are all commingled arenas....The Dictionary of Health Economics and Finance will be an essential tool for doctors, nurses and clinicians, benefits managers, executives and health care administrators, as well as graduate students and patients With more than 5,000 definitions, 3,000 abbreviations and acronyms, and a 2,000 item oeuvre of resources, readings, and nomenclature derivatives it covers the financial and economics language of every health care industry sector."
- From the Preface by David Edward Marcinko

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Reviewer: Brenda B Harton, MSN, RN (University of Phoenix)
Description: A dictionary of more than 10,000 entries, this compendium defines terminology that is relevant to medical economics and includes abbreviations, acronyms, and definitions of the financial and economics language of healthcare.
Purpose: This resource is designed to assist anyone involved in healthcare at any level comprehend both medical economics and financial terminology. Its stated purpose is to provide a common language among any and all entities that are responsible for providing quality patient care with a reasonable profit margin. This common language is needed in the current healthcare environment.
Audience: The book is targeted at physicians, nurses, accountants, and other healthcare and financial professionals, including administrators, graduate students, and insurance representatives. Healthcare consumers of any profession will be able to find and understand definitions that explain the ever-changing and evolving language of medical economics. The editor-in-chief is a physician, financial planner, and health economist with multiple published books, and the managing editor is a registered nurse, healthcare quality consultant, and author and editor of numerous major textbooks. Both bring extensive credentials and credibility to this resource.
Features: A small, easily portable 3-in-1 reference, this book is alphabetically organized by terminology and acronyms/abbreviations, and includes a substantial selection of resources and readings and a list of relevant electronic Internet media. Definitions and descriptions are covered thoroughly enough to explain and clarify but are sufficiently succinct to omit superfluous details. Content is cross-referenced as needed and includes names of movers and shakers in the field of medical economics. It includes visuals as needed, such as charts, graphs, and tables, to increase comprehension and interest. One should consult additional books for more in-depth information related to defined topics, such as health insurance and managed care principles. The authors encourage feedback as terminology continues to evolve and they expect to update the book as needed.
Assessment: Using this resource will assist readers to comprehend the common language of medical economics, either from a healthcare or financial perspective, whether negotiating a contract, assisting with financial planning, or purchasing an insurance product. Healthcare consumers will be able to understand the economic terminology of a constantly changing discipline and be better equipped to invest, earn capital, or assume risk.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826102546
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/21/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 456
  • Product dimensions: 4.88 (w) x 7.34 (h) x 0.95 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. David Edward Marcinko, MBA, CFP, CMP, is a health care economist, lexicographer, and board certified surgical fellow at Temple University. In the past, he has edited four practice-management textbooks, three medical texts in two languages, and six financial planning books, and two CD-ROMs for physicians, hospitals, financial advisors, accountants, attorneys, and health care business consultants. Internationally recognized for his work, he provides litigation support and expert witness testimony in State and Federal Court, with clinical publications archived in the Library of Congress and the Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Marcinko also has numerous editorial and reviewing roles to his credit. His most recent offerings from Springer Publishing Company are Dictionary of Health Economics and Finance (2006) and the forthcoming Dictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (early 2007), both co-edited with Hope Hedico. He has also edited the classic The Business of Medical Practice: Advanced Profit Maximization Techniques for Savvy Doctors, now in its second edition (Springer Publishing Company, 2004). A favorite on the lectuer circuit and often quoted in the media, he speaks frequently to medical and financial societies throughout the country.

Hope Rachel Hetico; RN, MHA, CMP™, Managing Editor

Hope Rachel Hetico has authored and edited a dozen major textbooks and is a nationally known expert in managed care, reimbursement, case management, health insurance, quality and utilization review, and Joint Commission regulations. Previously, she was national corporate Director for Medical Quality Improvement at Apria Healthcare, a public company in Costa Mesa, California. Currently, she is a sought after thought-leader, blogger, speaker and devotee of online andragogy. Ms. Hetico is responsible for leading the firm to the top of the exploding adult educational marketplace, expanding the online Certified Medical Planner™ charter designation program, and nurturing the company's rapidly growing list of private and institutional clients.

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgements

Dedication

Instructions for Use

  • Alphabetization
  • Cross-References, Synonyms and Variations
  • Definitions
  • Disciplines
  • Disclaimer
  • Italics
  • Unusual Definitions
  • Use

Terminology: A-Z

Acronyms and Abbreviations

Bibliography

  • Print Media Textbooks
  • Print Medical Publications
  • Print Medical Journals
  • Electronic Internet Media
  • Related Associations
  • Securities Exchange Commission
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