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The Resource Credit crunch health care : How economics can save our publicly-funded health services, (electronic resource)

Credit crunch health care : How economics can save our publicly-funded health services, (electronic resource)

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Credit crunch health care : How economics can save our publicly-funded health services
Title
Credit crunch health care
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How economics can save our publicly-funded health services
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Language
eng
Summary
The credit crunch continues to threaten publicly-funded health care. In this timely and accessible book, Cam Donaldson considers value for money in the NHS and what can be achieved through reform and priority setting
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Credit crunch health care : How economics can save our publicly-funded health services, (electronic resource)
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Credit crunch health care : How economics can save our publicly-funded health services, (electronic resource)
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1t8957r
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Credit crunch health care; Contents; List of figures, tables and boxes; About the author; Acknowledgements; Foreword; 1. Introduction: the quid pro quo of health care; Scarcity and value; From scarcity to value in health care; 2. Market failure and health care; Introduction; Health care as a 'commodity'; 'Market failure' in health care: the tale of the duck-billed platypus; What type of system?; Some final thoughts -- and a toast; 3. Charging the public: exception or anomaly?; Introduction; The popularity of user charges; The fallacy of composition; Can we exempt people?
  • What are we trying to achieve?Medical savings accounts: another way of placing decision burden on the 'consumer'; An exception to the exception: lower-income countries; 4. Reform, privatisation and those damn doctors; Introduction; Public finance or public provision?; Evidence on internal markets; Does the 'for-profit versus not-for-profit' literature help?; Lessons from America?; Paying doctors; Conclusion; 5. The fiscal future of health care: an economist's rant; Introduction; The 'scarcity denial' rant: when in doubt ... ; Where now?; Challenges to managing scarcity; Do we have the data?
  • Conclusion6. Economic evaluation; Introduction; From principles to decisions; Quality adjusted life years; Willingness to pay; Appraising the economic appraisal; Conclusion; 7. What's your health worth?; Introduction; Quality adjusted life years and willingness to pay; Evaluating safety; From life to QALYs; Survey research on the value of a QALY; Adjusting values for socially relevant concerns; Conclusion; 8. Conclusion; It's official: publicly funded health care provides 'competitive advantage'; What role for health care reforms?; From culture of contentment to culture of containment
  • Appendix: 'What's your health worth?' A questionnaireMy thoughts on the responses; Index
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1 online resource (158 pages)
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online
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9781847427540
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