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An Overview of Managerial Economics in the Health Care System / Edition 1
     

An Overview of Managerial Economics in the Health Care System / Edition 1

by Shahram Heshmat
 

ISBN-10: 0766815285

ISBN-13: 9780766815285

Pub. Date: 12/14/2000

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This textbook offers analytic approaches to making economic-based decisions in the modern health care organization. It frames its discussion around emerging health care policy for the 21st century and how economic forces influence policy. It introduces principles of microeconomics and decision analysis as a way for mangers and clinicians to approach resource

Overview

This textbook offers analytic approaches to making economic-based decisions in the modern health care organization. It frames its discussion around emerging health care policy for the 21st century and how economic forces influence policy. It introduces principles of microeconomics and decision analysis as a way for mangers and clinicians to approach resource allocation issues within the organization. Focus is primarily on applied rather than theoretical economics. Key features: *Applies abstract principles to real world *Includes study questions and examples *Offers techniques for economic analysis *Frames concepts with emerging health care policy

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766815285
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/14/2000
Series:
Series in Health Services Administration
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
7.53(w) x 9.58(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Some Basic Economic Concepts. The Demand for Health Insurance. The Changing Health Care Market. The High Cost of Health Care. The Multiple Determinants of Health. Integrated Delivery System. Measuring Costs. Connecting Value and Cost: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Conclusion.

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