Epidemiology and the Delivery of Health Care Services: Methods and Applications / Edition 1

Epidemiology and the Delivery of Health Care Services: Methods and Applications / Edition 1

by Denise M. Oleske
     
 

This book covers the fundamental knowledge of epidemiological methods and statistics, with a focus on recent developments in the field and their application to burgeoning health care systems, program, technologies, and policies. Genetic technology, poverty, the control of transmissible diseases, quality management, and the evaluation of system performance are… See more details below

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This book covers the fundamental knowledge of epidemiological methods and statistics, with a focus on recent developments in the field and their application to burgeoning health care systems, program, technologies, and policies. Genetic technology, poverty, the control of transmissible diseases, quality management, and the evaluation of system performance are specifically addressed. Case studies illustrate key points. Contributors are scholars of health administration, biostatistics, and epidemiology.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306449680
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Series:
Language of Science Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
235

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1An Epidemiologic Perspective for Health Care Management1
Ch. 2Measurement Issues in the Use of Epidemiologic Data21
Ch. 3Descriptive Epidemiologic Measures33
Ch. 4Strategic Planning, an Essential Management Tool for Health Care Organizations, and Its Epidemiologic Basis53
Ch. 5Evaluating Health Care Programs and Systems: An Epidemiologic Perspective79
Ch. 6Control of Transmissible Diseases in Health Care Organizations101
Ch. 7Technology Assessment123
Ch. 8Epidemiology and Health Care Quality Management149
Ch. 9Managing Health Care Systems from an Epidemiologic Perspective171
Ch. 10Epidemiology and the Public Policy Process187
Suggested Answers to Selected Case Studies Questions205
Glossary221
Index229

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