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Health Economics: Efficiency, Quality, and Equity / Edition 1

Health Economics: Efficiency, Quality, and Equity / Edition 1

by Steven R. Eastaugh, Eastaugh


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ISBN-13: 9780865691971
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/30/1992
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.97(d)
Lexile: 1460L (what's this?)

About the Author

STEVEN R. EASTAUGH is Professor of Health Economics and Finance at George Washington University. The winner of numerous awards, including the American College of Healthcare Executives Edgar Hayhow Award, Professor Eastaugh has published widely in the areas of health care economics and finance. His companion volume, Health Care Finance, will also be issued by Auburn House in 1992.

Table of Contents

Cost Behavior and Cost Functions

Cost Inflation: Overtilled and Undertilled Fields

Cost Functions and Production Functions

Economic Models and Physician Behavior

Economic Models of Physician and Hospital Behavior

Physician Payment Options for the 1990s

Cost Sharing, Managed Care, and Competition Health Plans

Competition Health Plans: Managed Care and the Use of Case Managers

Employers, Cost Sharing, and Cost Containment

Equity, Access, and the Urban Medical Center

Access and the Uninsured

The Cost of Teaching Hospitals

Consumer Education, Service Quality, and Health Manpower

Quality Measurement, Consumer Information, and Value Shopping

Health Manpower Policies, Physician Extenders, and Nursing Education

Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Cost-Benefit

Cost-effectiveness and Cost-benefit Analysis

The Role of Technology Assessment

Benefit Evaluation: The Value of Life and Limb

Future Policy Trends

Capitation, Consolidation, and Universal Entitlement

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