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Principles in Health Economics and Policy

Jan Abel Olsen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199237814
eISBN:
9780191717215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237814.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Principles in Health Economics and Policy is a concise introduction to health economics and its application to health policy. It introduces the subject of economics, explains the ... More


Drug Policy and the Public Good

Thomas F. Babor, Jonathan P. Caulkins, Griffith Edwards, Benedikt Fischer, David R. Foxcroft, Keith Humphreys, Isidore S. Obot, Jürgen Rehm, Peter Reuter, Robin Room, Ingeborg Rossow, and John Strang

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199557127
eISBN:
9780191721373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557127.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Drug use represents a significant burden to public health, through disease, disability and social problems, and policy makers are becoming increasingly interested in how to develop evidence-based ... More


What changes health policy?

Erica Bell

in Research for Health Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549337
eISBN:
9780191720635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549337.003.01
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The task of using evidence to influence health policy makers is best approached with the benefit of insight into what changes policy. This chapter offers conceptual and practical understandings of ... More


Deciphering the policy problem

Erica Bell

in Research for Health Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549337
eISBN:
9780191720635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549337.003.02
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Deciphering the policy problem is a critical challenge in the preparatory work required to deliver policy-relevant research. The extent to which the evidence delivers workable solutions for clearly ... More


Where Do We Go from Here? Translating Research to Policy

Alison Earle, Jody Heymann, and John N. Lavis

in Healthier Societies: From Analysis to Action

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179200
eISBN:
9780199864539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179200.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The common characteristic among the determinants of population health discussed in previous chapters of this volume is that they are fundamentally aggregate-level, social factors over which a single ... More


Perceptions of risk among policy-makers and the public

Richard F. Heller

in Evidence for Population Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198529743
eISBN:
9780191723919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529743.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses how risk may be understood by, and communicated to individuals, the “public,” and policy-makers. Using the methods of communicating risk to individuals may not be appropriate ... More


Measuring Disparities in Health: Methods and Indicators

SUDHIR ANAND, FINN DIDERICHSEN, TIMOTHY EVANS, VLADIMIR M. SHKOLNIKOV, and MEG WIRTH

in Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores critical issues related to the measurement of health equity. It notes that without reliable data on disparities in health, policy makers and populations are less equipped to ... More


The tripartite split

Ian Greener

in Healthcare in the UK: Understanding continuity and change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346094
eISBN:
9781447302490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346094.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses tripartism or the tripartite split, one of the key organisational features of the NHS. It explains that the tripartite split is the result of policy makers' and doctors' ... More


Introduction

Ian Greener, Barbara E. Harrington, David J. Hunter, Russell Mannion, and Martin Powell

in Reforming healthcare: What's the evidence?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447307112
eISBN:
9781447310938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307112.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The introduction begins with an outline of the relationship and dialogue between politicians, policy-makers and academics engaged in research, and argues that evidence-based policy often loses out to ... More


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