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  • The Great Escape
    The Great Escape (English, Paperback) Angus Deaton

    Asserts that 250 years ago, some parts of the world began to experience sustained progress, opening up gaps and setting the stage for today's hugely unequal world and examines the United States, a nation that has prospered but is today experiencing slower growth and increasing inequality.

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  • Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes
    Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes (English, Paperback) Michael F. Drummond, Mark J. Sculpher

    The purpose of economic evaluation is to inform decisions intended to improve healthcare. The new edition of Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes equips the reader with the essential hands-on experience to undertake evaluations, providing a 'tool kit' based on the authors own experience of undertaking economic evaluations.

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  • Health Economics
    Health Economics (English, Paperback) Jay Bhattacharya, Peter Tu

    Offers sound pedagogy, economic rigor and policy-theory integration. It focuses on building intuition alongside appropriate mathematical formality, translating mathematical language into accessible economic narrative. It includes material on socioeconomic disparities in health, the obesity epidemic, and behavioral health economics.

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  • Poverty and the Myths of Health Care Reform
    Poverty and the Myths of Health Care Reform (English, Hardback) Richard (Buz) Cooper

    The first book to address the fundamental nexus that binds poverty and income inequality to soaring health care utilization and spending, Poverty and the Myths of Health Care Reform is a must-read for medical professionals, public health scholars, politicians, and anyone concerned with the heavy burden of inequality on the health of Americans.

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  • The Great Escape
    The Great Escape (English, Hardback) Angus Deaton

    The world is a better place than it used to be. People are wealthier and healthier. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many have left gaping inequalities between people and between nations. This book tells the story of how, some parts of the world began to experience sustained progress, and set the stage for unequal world.

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  • The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics
    The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics (English, Paperback) Sherry Glied

    This book provides an engaging, comprehensive review of health economics, with a focus on policy implications in the developed and developing world. Authoritative, but non-technical, it stresses the wide reach of the discipline - across nations, health systems, and areas within health and medical care.

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  • Cost Effectiveness Modelling for Health Technology Assessment
    Cost Effectiveness Modelling for Health Technology Assessment (English, Hardback) Richard Edlin, Christopher McCabe

    This book provides an introduction to decision analytic cost-effectiveness modelling, giving the theoretical and practical knowledge required to design and implement analyses that meet the methodological standards of health technology assessment organisations.

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  • Handbook of Medical Tourism Program Development
    Handbook of Medical Tourism Program Development (English, Paperback) Maria K. Todd

    Explaining how to develop a patient-centered medical tourism program, the Handbook of Medical Tourism Program Development: Developing Globally Integrated Health Systems is the ideal guide for any hospital, clinic, hotel, spa, or ancillary facility wishing to become a medical tourism provider. From high-cost surgery, transplants, diagnostics, and preventive wellness checkups, to medical and...

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  • The Elgar Companion to Health Economics, Second Edition
    The Elgar Companion to Health Economics, Second Edition (English, Paperback) Andrew M. Jones

    It authoritatively covers theoretical and empirical issues in health economics, with a balanced range of material on equity and efficiency in health care systems, health technology assessment and issues of concern for developing countries.

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  • The Cost Disease
    The Cost Disease (English, Paperback) William J. Baumol

    The exploding cost of health care in the United States is a source of widespread alarm. Similarly, the upward spiral of college tuition fees is cause for serious concern. In this book, the author explores the causes of these seemingly intractable problems and offers a surprisingly simple explanation.

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  • Causal Inference for Statistics, Social, and Biomedical Sciences
    Causal Inference for Statistics, Social, and Biomedical Sciences (English, Hardback) Guido W. Imbens, Donald B. Rubin

    This text presents statistical methods for studying causal effects and discusses how readers can assess such effects in simple randomized experiments.

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  • Irrationality in Health Care
    Irrationality in Health Care (English, Paperback) Douglas E. Hough

    This book draws on behavioral economics to explain anomalies that are intrinsic in the U.S. health care system. Rather than focusing on promoting or analyzing policy, author Douglas E. Hough hones in on our sometimes irrational actions, their roots, and what we can do to influence our behavior, nudging the health care system towards better practices.

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  • Introduction to Health Economics
    Introduction to Health Economics (English, Paperback) Lorna Guinness, Virginia Wiseman

    This practical text offers the ideal introduction to the economic techniques used in public health.

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  • Health Without Borders 2017
    Health Without Borders 2017 (English, Paperback) Paolo Vineis

    This book discusses globalization and its impact on human health. The population of the world grew from 1 billion in 1800 to 7 billion in 2012, and over the past 50 years the mean temperature has risen faster than ever before. Both factors continue to rise, as well as health inequalities. Our environment is changing rapidly, with tremendous consequences for our health. These changes produce...

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  • Code of Medical Ethics of the American Medical Association
    Code of Medical Ethics of the American Medical Association (English, Hardback) American Medical Association

    This new edition of the Code of Medical Ethics is the culmination of an eight-year project to modernize the Code's ethical guidance for relevance, clarity and consistency. The features of this significantly revised edition will allow physicians to more easily incorporate the Code into their daily practice of medicine.

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  • The Quality Cure
    The Quality Cure (English, Paperback) David Cutler

    In the United States, the soaring cost of health care has become an economic drag and a political flashpoint. Moreover, although the country's medical spending is higher than that of any other nation, health outcomes are no better than elsewhere, and in some cases are even worse. In The Quality Cure, renowned health care economist and former Obama advisor David Cutler offers an accessible and...

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  • Service Business Model Innovation in Healthcare and Hospital Management
    Service Business Model Innovation in Healthcare and Hospital Management (English, Hardback) Mario A. Pfannstiel

    This book demonstrates how to successfully manage and lead healthcare institutions by employing the logic of business model innovation to gain competitive advantages. Since clerk-like routines in professional organizations tend to overlook patient and service-centered healthcare solutions, it challenges the view that competition and collaboration in the healthcare sector should not only...

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  • Healthcare Economics Made Easy, second edition
    Healthcare Economics Made Easy, second edition (English, Paperback) Daniel Jackson

    This new edition of Healthcare Economics Made Easy has been revised and expanded to include comparative analysis of several western economies. It is aimed at those working in healthcare who need to understand the basics of the subject but who do not want to wade through a specialist health economics text.

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  • The LSE Companion to Health Policy
    The LSE Companion to Health Policy (English, Paperback) Alistair McGuire

    The LSE Companion to Health Policy covers a wide range of conceptual and practical issues from a number of different perspectives introducing the reader to, and summarising, the vast literature that analyses the complexities of health policy. The Companion also assesses the current state of the art.

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