An Economics for Health Care Management / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
This book gives health care professionals and managers insight into the economic issues and forces now driving their professions.The book introduces the fundamental questions associated with health care and health care economics today. It reviews the fundamentals of measuring and valuing healthcare services. Next, it covers a wide range of economic theories and techniques from the health care professional's perspective. These include: pricing, demand and supply, short-run and long-run marginal analyses; the theory of the firm; competitive strategy; and economic appraisal. The book contains many case studies and practical exercises drawn from around the world.For all health care and managed care professionals, economists, policymakers and students.