Book , Print in English

Health economics : fundamentals and flow of funds

Thomas E. Getzen.
  • New York, NY : Wiley, ©2004.
  • 2nd ed.
  • xxiv, 438 pages : illustrations; 26 cm.
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Subjects
Medical Subjects
Local Subjects
Contents
  • 1. Terms of trade: the flow of funds through the health care system
  • 2. Demand
  • 3. Cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis
  • 4. Insurance
  • 5. Insurance contracts and managed care
  • 6. Physicians
  • 7. Medical education, organziation, and business practices
  • 8. Hospitals
  • 9. Management and regulation of hospital costs
  • 10. Managed care
  • 11. Long-term care
  • 12. Pharmaceuticals
  • 13. Introduction to the macroeconomics of health
  • 14. The role of government
  • 15. Public goods and public health
  • 16. Economic history, population growth, and medical care
  • 17. International comparisons of health and health expenditures
  • 18. Dynamics of national health spending
  • 19. Value for money in the future of health care.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 0471432032 (USA : alk. paper)
  • 0471451762 (WIE : alk. paper)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2003053842
  • OCLC: 52410154