The Economics of Health and Health Care

The Economics of Health and Health Care

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Core text for courses in health care economics found in Departments of Economics, Health Administration, Public Health, nursing and medical programs.This best-selling comprehensive introduction to the economics of health and health care thoroughly develops and explains economic ideas and models and reflects the full spectrum of the most current health economics literature. It provides students with a solid working knowledge of the analytical tools of economics and econometrics as applied to contemporary health care more

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  • Hardback | 667 pages
  • 195.58 x 236.22 x 33.02mm | 1,247.37g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130122157
  • 9780130122155

Table of contents

I. BASIC ECONOMIC TOOLS. 1. Introduction. 2. Microeconomic Tools. 3. Statistical Tools. 4. Cost-Benefit Analysis and Other Tools of Economic Evaluation. II. SUPPLY AND DEMAND. 5. The Production of Health. 6. Demand for Health Capital. 7. Insurance. 8. Consumer Choice and Demand. III. INFORMATION. 9. Asymmetric Information and Agency. 10. Imperfect Information: SID and SAV. IV. INSURANCE AND ORGANIZATION OF HEALTH PROVIDERS. 11. The Organization of Health Insurance Markets. 12. Managed Care. V. TECHNOLOGY. 13. The Production and Cost of Health Care. 14. Technology. VI. LABOR. 15. Labor Markets and Professional Training. 16. The Training and Practice of Physicians. VII. HOSPITALS AND NURSING HOMES. 17. Nonprofit Firms. 18. Hospitals and Long Term Care. VIII. SOCIAL INSURANCE AND HEALTH SYSTEM REFORM. 19. Equity, Efficiency and Need. 20. Government Intervention. 21. Government Regulation. 22. Social Insurance. 23. Comparative Health Care Systems. IX. POLICY ISSUES AND ANALYSES. 24. Health Systems Reform. 25. Advertising, Health Goods and Bads. 26. The Pharmaceutical more

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