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Allocating Resources: A Joint Scientific and Deliberative Approach

Jennifer Prah Ruger

in Health and Social Justice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199559978
eISBN:
9780191721489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559978.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter addresses the question of priority setting for competing needs when resources are scarce. It begins with the broader societal perspective, because fair decisions must balance spending on ... More


Governance, commissioning and public health

Linda Marks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447304944
eISBN:
9781447311775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304944.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Drawing on in-depth case studies across England, this book argues that governance and population health are inextricably linked. Using original research, it shows how these links can be illustrated ... More


Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Abroad

Peter J. Neumann

in Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis to Improve Health Care: Opportunities and barriers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171860
eISBN:
9780199865345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171860.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on how international experience in using cost-effectiveness information explicitly to inform formulary decisions provides a remarkable contrast to that of the U.S. For a number ... More


Applying evidence to inform public health practice and health policy decision-making

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/9780198529743.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the tensions between the health evidence base and other factors in making prioritization decisions that will influence public health and its practice. It concludes with a ... More


Individual or population priorities for population health: involving 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/9780198529743.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the differences between individual and population health priorities. It describes the Population Health Evidence Cycle (Ask the question, Collect the evidence, and Understand ... More


Setting priorities

Andrew Green

in An Introduction to Health Planning for Developing Health Systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198571346
eISBN:
9780191724138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571346.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the key questions of who should set priorities, and how. It also examines the complex issues of the underlying factors and attitudes towards priorities. It argues that ... More


Principles for setting priorities for ethnic minority populations

Bhopal Raj S.

in Ethnicity, Race, and Health in Multicultural Societies: Foundations for better epidemiology, public health, and health care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568179
eISBN:
9780191724091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568179.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that similarities between human populations tend to outweigh differences; that the general priorities of health care systems are of great importance to minority ethnic groups. ... More


Ethical Issues in International Health Research and Epidemiology

John D. H. Porter, Carolyn Stephens, and Anthony Kessel

in Ethics and Epidemiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195322934
eISBN:
9780199864416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322934.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the ethical issues that arise in the course of undertaking epidemiological and international health research, focusing on ethical issues that the researcher inevitably has to ... More


Atkinson’s Index Applied to Health: Can Measures of Economic Inequality Help Us Understand Tradeoffs in Health Care Priority Setting?

Ole F. Norheim

in Inequalities in Health: Concepts, Measures, and Ethics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199931392
eISBN:
9780199345731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931392.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Some authors have suggested that inequality in health at population level could be explored by using inequality measures derived from measurement of income inequality. Would it make sense to ... More


Introduction

Anthony M. Bertelli and Peter John

in Public Policy Investment: Priority-Setting and Conditional Representation In British Statecraft

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199663972
eISBN:
9780191755996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663972.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The introductory chapter sets out a sketch of the theory of public policy investment that we develop in this book. Policy portfolios capture the policy domains and levels of attention that parties in ... More


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