Health Economics Primer / Edition 1

Health Economics Primer / Edition 1

by Shirley Johnson-Lans
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321136691

ISBN-13: 2900321136694

Pub. Date: 01/31/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

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ISBN-13:
2900321136694
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/31/2005
Series:
Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384

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Table of Contents

PART I. INTRODUCTION

1. Introduction

PART II. THE DEMAND FOR HEALTH, HEALTH CARE, AND THE INSURANCE MARKET

2. The Demand for Health and the Demand for Health Care

3. The Nature of Health Insurance Markets

4. The Evolution to Managed Care

5. Social Insurance in the United States : Medicare and Medicaid

PART III. THE PROVIDERS OF HEALTH CARE: PHYSICIANS, NURSES, AND HOSPITALS

6. Physicians and Nurses as Inputs into the Production of Health Care

7. Physicians as Providers of Health Care

8. Hospitals

PART IV: EVALUATION OF TECHNOLOGY, TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE, AND THE BIO-PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

9. Cost-Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

10. The Role of Technology in Health Care

11. The Economics of Prescription Drugs

PART V. COMPARATIVE SYSTEMS AND PUBLIC POLICY

12. Comparative Health-Care Systems

13. Health Care: A Global Perspective

14. The Health-Care System of the United States : Where Do We Go Next?

Appendix 1. Brief Review of Economic Concepts and Tools of Analysis

Appendix 2. Introduction to Statistical Techniques

Index

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