Evaluating the Healthcare System / Edition 3

Evaluating the Healthcare System / Edition 3

by Lu Ann Aday, Charles E. Begley, David R. Lairson, Balkrishnan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1567932223

ISBN-13: 9781567932225

Pub. Date: 11/18/2004

Publisher: Health Administration Press

Aday and other authors from the School of Public Health and Medicine at the University of Texas introduce fundamental concepts and methods of health services research and illustrate their application to policy analysis, presenting specific examples of health services research at the national, state, and local levels. This third edition draws on a growing body of

Overview

Aday and other authors from the School of Public Health and Medicine at the University of Texas introduce fundamental concepts and methods of health services research and illustrate their application to policy analysis, presenting specific examples of health services research at the national, state, and local levels. This third edition draws on a growing body of research on the social and economic determinants of population health. The primary audiences for the book are professionals and graduate students in public health, health administration, and the healthcare professions. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567932225
Publisher:
Health Administration Press
Publication date:
11/18/2004
Edition description:
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE EXEC
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.50(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figuresix
List of Tablesxi
Forewordxiii
Prefacexv
Acknowledgmentsxix
1Introduction to Health Services Research and Policy Analysis1
Appendix 1.1Healthy People 2010 Leading Health Indicators50
2Effectiveness: Concepts and Methods57
3Effectiveness: Policy Strategies, Evidence, and Criteria93
4Efficiency: Concepts and Methods121
5Efficiency: Policy Strategies, Evidence, and Criteria147
6Equity: Concepts and Methods189
7Equity: Policy Strategies, Evidence, and Criteria229
Appendix 7.1Highlights of Selected Indicators of Equity of Access to Healthcare264
8Integrating Health Services Research and Policy Analysis273
9Applying Health Services Research to Policy Analysis301
Index335
About the Authors353

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