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Title Public ends, private means [electronic resource] : strategic purchasing of health services / edited by Alexander S. Preker ... [et al.].

Imprint Washington, D.C. : World Bank, c2007.


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Description xvii, 414 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Political economy of strategic purchasing / Alexander S. Preker and April Harding -- Policy design in strategic purchasing / Alexander S. Preker, John C. Langenbrunner, and Paolo C. Belli -- The organizational structure of purchasers / Alexander S. Preker ... [et al.] -- Institutional environment / by Hernan L. Fuenzalida-Puelma, Reinhard R. Hasslinger, and Alexander S. Preker -- Stewardship, governance, and management / Alexander S. Preker ... [et al.] -- Agency theory and its applications in health care / Xingzhu Liu and Anne Mills -- Doctors' and patients' utility functions / Xingzhu Liu and Anne Mills -- Economic models of doctors' behavior / Xingzhu Liu and Anne Mills -- Economic models of hospital behavior / Xingzhu Liu and Anne Mills -- Motivation and performance-related pay / Xingzhu Liu and Anne Mills -- Payment mechanisms and provider behavior / Xingzhu Liu and Anne Mills -- Supplier-induced demand and unnecessary care / Xingzhu Liu and Anne Mills -- The organization of publicly financed health care services / William Jack -- Contracting for medical care: providing incentives and controlling costs / William Jack -- Measuring efficiency in purchasing / Xingzhu Liu and Anne Mills.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Medical economics -- Developing countries.
Medical care, Cost of -- Developing countries.
Medical policy -- Developing countries.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Preker, Alexander S., 1951-
World Bank.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780821365472 (pbk.)
0821365479 (pbk.)
0821365487 (electronic bk.)
9780821365489 (electronic bk.)

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