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Home or nursing home? The effect of medical innovation on the demand for long-term care

Frank R. Lichtenberg

in The Economics of New Health Technologies: Incentives, organization, and financing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550685
eISBN:
9780191720543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550685.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter tests the hypothesis that medical innovation has reduced the age-adjusted nursing home residence rate, and estimates the contribution of medical innovation to the decline in the rate of ... More


The Quest for the Cure: The Science and Stories Behind the Next Generation of Medicines

Brent Stockwell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152136
eISBN:
9780231525527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152136.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

After more than fifty years of blockbuster drug development, skeptics are beginning to fear we are reaching the end of drug discovery to combat major diseases. This book describes this dilemma and ... More


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