Health Care Economics / Edition 1

Health Care Economics / Edition 1

by Thomas E. Getzen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471790761

ISBN-13: 9780471790761

Pub. Date: 01/22/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Becoming a manager of a health care organization requires a broad understanding of the field. This includes a strong grasp of the economics involved in the daily operation of the organization. Providing an accessible introduction to important economic concepts in the field, this book will help readers gain the knowledge to run an organization. Getzen breaks down

Overview

Becoming a manager of a health care organization requires a broad understanding of the field. This includes a strong grasp of the economics involved in the daily operation of the organization. Providing an accessible introduction to important economic concepts in the field, this book will help readers gain the knowledge to run an organization. Getzen breaks down difficult topics while explaining the importance of economics in the function of the health care system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471790761
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/22/2007
Series:
Wiley Pathways Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
465,786
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

1. The Flow of Funds Through the Health Care System.

2. Economic Evaluation of Health Services.

3. Cost–Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis.

4. Health Insurance.

5. Insurance Contracts.

6. Physicians.

7. Physician Organization and Business Practice.

8. Hospitals.

9. Hospital Costs.

10. Managed Care.

11. Long Term Care.

12. Pharmaceuticals.

13. International Comparisons of Health and Health Expenditures.

14. Dynamics of Health Spending.

Glossary.

Index.

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