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Health economics books

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Novel Psychoactive Substances Policy, Economics and Drug Regulation by Ornella Corazza Novel Psychoactive Substances Policy, Economics and Drug Regulation

In light of the recent emergence of Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) on a global scale, this book provides a timely analysis of the social and economic impact of the NPS phenomenon, and of the global policy and regulatory responses to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/08/2017

Health Economics by Charles E. Phelps Health Economics

Health Economics combines current economic theory, recent research, and health policy problems into a comprehensive overview of the field. This 6th edition offers a thorough update of a classic and widely used text. Accessible and intuitive, early chapters use recent...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

The Myths of Health Care Towards New Models of Leadership and Management in the Healthcare Sector by Paola Adinolfi The Myths of Health Care Towards New Models of Leadership and Management in the Healthcare Sector

This provocative appraisal unpacks commonly held beliefs about healthcare management and replaces them with practical strategies and realistic policy goals. Using Henry Mintzberg's Myths of Healthcare as a springboard, it reveals management practices that undermine care delivery, explores their cultural...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

The Economics of Addictive Behaviours Volume IV The Private and Social Costs of Overeating and their Remedies by John Joshua The Economics of Addictive Behaviours Volume IV The Private and Social Costs of Overeating and their Remedies

This title offers an in-depth analysis of the psychological causes and consequences of, and proposed interventions for over-eating. The author examines the history of obesity and its distribution by social class and geography, the environmental effects of overconsumption and economic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Qualitative Methods for Health Economics by Joanna Coast Qualitative Methods for Health Economics

The first text to examine the use of qualitative research methods in health economics. It introduces students to the methods and demonstrates their application in case studies.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Qualitative Methods for Health Economics by Joanna Coast Qualitative Methods for Health Economics

The first text to examine the use of qualitative research methods in health economics. It introduces students to the methods and demonstrates their application in case studies.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/07/2017

Handbook Integrated Care by Volker Amelung Handbook Integrated Care

This handbook gives profound insight into the main ideas and concepts of integrated care. It offers a managed care perspective with a focus on patient orientation, efficiency, and quality by applying widely recognized management approaches to the field of health...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

The Economics of Addictive Behaviours Volume III The Private and Social Costs of the Abuse of Illicit Drugs and Their Remedies by John Joshua The Economics of Addictive Behaviours Volume III The Private and Social Costs of the Abuse of Illicit Drugs and Their Remedies

This title offers an in-depth analysis of the causes, consequences and treatments of illicit drug abuse. The author examines the effects of existing drug policies and proposes drug use legalisation within a regulated market as a viable alternative. Joshua assesses...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/07/2017

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Economic Evaluation in Dementia Research Concepts, methods and experiences by Carys Jones Economic Evaluation in Dementia Research Concepts, methods and experiences

The number of people with dementia is estimated to be 35 million worldwide, 800,000 of whom are in the UK, and with an aging population this figure is set to increase. This book provides an overview of the principles of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Issues on Health and Healthcare in India Focus on the North Eastern Region by Utpal Kumar De Issues on Health and Healthcare in India Focus on the North Eastern Region

This book addresses health and healthcare issues in India with a special focus on the Northeast region. Pursuing a multidisciplinary approach, it highlights key issues in health and healthcare and outlines the actions needed to achieve the desired results in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Taming the Beloved Beast How Medical Technology Costs Are Destroying Our Health Care System by Daniel Callahan Taming the Beloved Beast How Medical Technology Costs Are Destroying Our Health Care System

Technological innovation is deeply woven into the fabric of American culture, and is no less a basic feature of American health care. Medical technology saves lives and relieves suffering, and is enormously popular with the public, profitable for doctors, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Inequity in Indian Health Care by Brijesh C. Purohit Inequity in Indian Health Care

This book addresses major aspects of inequity, such as access, financing, financial risk protection, gender, service delivery and utilization, in the healthcare sector in India,. Further, it discusses various measures for defining inequity in each of these aspects, and employs...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/10/2017

Managing Improvement in Healthcare Attaining, Sustaining and Spreading Quality by Aoife McDermott Managing Improvement in Healthcare Attaining, Sustaining and Spreading Quality

Reflecting the challenges and opportunities of achieving improvement in healthcare systems, the contributions of this innovative new text lend depth and nuance to an increasing area of academic debate. Encompassing context, processes and agency, Managing Improvements in Healthcare addresses the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

Operations Research Applications in Health Care Management by Cengiz Kahraman Operations Research Applications in Health Care Management

This book offers a comprehensive reference guide to operations research theory and applications in healthcare systems. It provides readers with all the necessary tools for solving healthcare problems. The respective chapters, written by prominent researchers, explain a wealth of both...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/10/2017

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Health Advocacy, Inc. How Pharmaceutical Funding Changed the Breast Cancer Movement by Sharon Batt Health Advocacy, Inc. How Pharmaceutical Funding Changed the Breast Cancer Movement

In this unsettling analysis of the breast cancer movement in Canada, health activist, scholar, award-winning journalist, and cancer survivor Sharon Batt investigates the changing relationship between patient advocacy groups and the pharmaceutical industry, as well as the contentious role of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2017

The Digitization of Healthcare New Challenges and Opportunities by Loick Menvielle The Digitization of Healthcare New Challenges and Opportunities

This book illustrates the rise of patient empowerment through the development of patient communities such as PatientLikeMe, and medical collaborate platforms such as DockCheck, thus providing a necessary tool to patients, caregivers and academics alike.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2017

Human Capital and Health Behavior by Kristian Bolin Human Capital and Health Behavior

This Volume focuses on human capital and health behavior. Content is based on an International symposium on Human Capital and Health Behavior, held by The Centre for Health Economics at the University of Gothenburg. Content will cover both theoretical and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/05/2017

The Economics of Addictive Behaviours Volume II The Private and Social Costs of the Abuse of Alcohol and Their Remedies by John Joshua The Economics of Addictive Behaviours Volume II The Private and Social Costs of the Abuse of Alcohol and Their Remedies

This title discusses the phenomenon of alcohol abuse as a behavioural disease and the associated costs. The author details alcohol's status as a psychoactive drug; he notes, however, that in contrast to other psychoactive drugs, alcohol has been widely culturally...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/05/2017

The Economics of Health and Health Care by Sherman Folland, Allen Charles Goodman, Miron Stano The Economics of Health and Health Care
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Folland, Goodman, and Stano's bestselling The Economics of Health and Health Care text offers the market-leading overview of all aspects of Health Economics, teaching through core economic themes, rather than concepts unique to the health care economy. The Eighth Edition...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/05/2017

Health Economics from Theory to Practice Optimally Informing Joint Decisions of Research, Reimbursement and Regulation with Health System Budget Constraints and Community Objectives by Simon Eckermann Health Economics from Theory to Practice Optimally Informing Joint Decisions of Research, Reimbursement and Regulation with Health System Budget Constraints and Community Objectives

This book provides a robust set of health economic principles and methods to inform societal decisions in relation to research, reimbursement and regulation (pricing and monitoring of performance in practice). We provide a theoretical and practical framework that navigates to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/04/2017

Medizincontrolling Theorie, Entwicklung Und Praktische Umsetzung by Erika Raab Medizincontrolling Theorie, Entwicklung Und Praktische Umsetzung


Format: Paperback - Released: 13/04/2017

Medical Decision Making A Health Economic Primer by Stefan Felder, Thomas Mayrhofer Medical Decision Making A Health Economic Primer
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This textbook discusses medical decision making under uncertainty, combining informative test theory with the expected utility hypothesis. Readers will learn how the parameters of Bayes' theorem can be combined with a value function of health states to arrive at informed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/04/2017

Strategic Thinking in a Hospital Setting by Abdul-Latif Hamdan Strategic Thinking in a Hospital Setting

Translating the realities of healthcare reform and healthcare costs into competitive hospital practice is the goal of this accessible, jargon-free guide. Taking its cue from Michael Porter's highly-regarded business strategies, it offers a sound framework for hospitals looking to develop...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2017

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