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Title Introduction to health economics.

Imprint Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill/Open University Press, 2011.


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Edition 2nd ed. / edited by Lorna Guinness and Virginia Wiseman.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 275 pages) : illustrations.
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20110901 IP
Series Understanding public health series
Understanding public health.
Note Previous edition: published as by David Wonderling, Reinhold Gruen and Nick Black. 2005.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Key concepts in health economics / Virginia Wiseman -- 2. Macroeconomics, globalization and health / Richard Smith -- 3. A simple model of demand / Virginia Wiseman and Stephen Jan -- 4. Measuring demand / Virginia Wiseman -- 5. Supply: production in the long and short run / Lorna Guinness (ed.) -- 6. Supply: costs, economics of scale and the supply curve / Lorna Guinness -- 7. A simple market model / Virginia Wiseman and Lorna Guinness -- 8. Health care markets and efficiency / Lorna Guinness and Virginia Wiseman -- 9. The changing world of health care finance / Lorna Guinness and Reinhold Gruen -- 10. Provider payments / Mylene Lagarde -- 11. Private health insurance / Sachiko Ozawa -- 12. Achieving universal coverage / Josephine Borghi -- 13. What is economic evaluation and what questions can it help to answer? / Virginia Wiseman and Stephen Jan -- 14. Counting the costs / Lorna Guinness -- 15. Identifying, measuring and valuing consequences / Shunmay Yeung, Kristian Hansen and Lorna Guinness -- 16. Economic evaluation and decision-making / Damian Walker -- Promoting equity and the role of government / Stephen Jan and Virginia Wiseman.
Summary "This practical text offers the ideal introduction to the economic techniques used in public health and is accessible enough for those who have no or limited knowledge of economics. Written in a user-friendly manner, the book covers key economic principles, such as supply and demand, healthcare markets, healthcare finance and economic evaluation"--Provided by publisher.
Language English.
Subject Medical economics.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- General.
Medical economics. (OCoLC)fst01014004
Economics, Medical.
Health Priorities -- economics.
Health Services Accessibility -- economics.
Health Services Needs and Demand -- economics.
Policy Making.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Guinness, Lorna.
Wiseman, Virginia.
Wonderling, David.
Other Form: Print version: 9780335243563
Print version: Introduction to health economics. 2nd ed. Maidenhead, Berkshire, England ; New York : Open University Press, 2011 9780335243563 (OCoLC)751788148
ISBN 9780335243570 (electronic bk.)
0335243576 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9786613292605

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