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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


Property, Privacy, and the Pursuit of Integrated Electronic Medical Records 1

Mark A. Hall and Kevin A. Schulman

in The Fragmentation of U.S. Health Care: Causes and Solutions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390131
eISBN:
9780199775934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390131.003.008
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Who owns a patient's medical information? The patient, the provider, or the insurer? All of the above? None of the above? In the emerging era of electronic medical records, no legal question is more ... More


Alan Harold Williams 1927–2005

Robert Sugden

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 150 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VI

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264232
eISBN:
9780191734243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264232.003.0014
Subject:
History, Historiography

Alan Williams was, by common consent, the leading health economist in Britain. Indeed, it is in large part due to him that there is a community of health economics for anyone to lead. Williams was ... More


Some Problems in Existing Health Economics

Gavin Mooney

in Challenging Health Economics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235971
eISBN:
9780191717086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235971.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter demonstrates how health economics has had only limited success in policy and in practice. Debates about choices of health care systems, priorities for resource use, alternative funding ... More


The Need for a New Paradigm

Gavin Mooney

in Challenging Health Economics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235971
eISBN:
9780191717086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235971.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter focuses on the need for a shift in the health economics paradigm. It identifies the requirements of a new paradigm shift which includes a move from individuals' values to citizens' and ... More


Understanding and using health economics and financing

Sophie Witter

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.07
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses topics covered by health economics. These include health financing, taxation-based funding, insurance schemes, user charges, costing services, economic evaluation, project ... More


Equity and efficiency in public health: the contribution of health economics

Stephen Morris, David Parkin, and Nancy Devlin

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.09
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health economics has been defined as ‘the application of economic theory, models and empirical techniques to the analysis of decision making by individuals, health care providers and governments with ... More


Why a New Paradigm?

Gavin Mooney

in Challenging Health Economics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235971
eISBN:
9780191717086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235971.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter begins with a discussion of the reasons why there is a need to change health economics. It identifies some problems with the current paradigm. Among these is that there are the problems ... More


The Lack of a Comprehensive Paradigm

Gavin Mooney

in Challenging Health Economics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235971
eISBN:
9780191717086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235971.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines how health economists have dealt with the recognition that the market for health care fails. It examines the reasons for such failure and suggests that too little attention has ... More


The cost-effectiveness of obesity prevention

Rob Carter and Marj Moodie

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the economics of obesity prevention, particularly the available evidence on the cost-effectiveness of interventions and how the economic credentials for obesity prevention might ... More


Some Further Implications for Health Economics and the Economics of Health Policy

Gavin Mooney

in Challenging Health Economics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235971
eISBN:
9780191717086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235971.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter considers a few more issues both in health economics per se and in the economics of health policy, where the adoption of the paradigm of this book might make a difference. It examines ... More


Communitarian Claims

Gavin Mooney

in Challenging Health Economics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235971
eISBN:
9780191717086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235971.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter builds on the previous two chapters. The expressive theory of Anderson (1993) and the ideas discussed in Chapter 6 on reflective and group preferences, together with the communitarianism ... More


Health and Subjective Well‐Being

Bernard Van Praag

in Happiness Quantified: A Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199226146
eISBN:
9780191718595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226146.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter examines the possibility of measuring the effects of specific diseases on health and quality of life. Two methods have made this possible. The first is the satisfaction model developed ... More


A future health policy: nationally and internationally

Gavin Mooney

in Challenging Health Economics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235971
eISBN:
9780191717086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235971.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines how public health and healthcare might be better delivered, both at a national level and globally. It looks at health policy globally, going beyond considerations of formal ... More


Palliative Day Care in Practice

Julie Hearn and Kathryn Myers (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631831
eISBN:
9780191730221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631831.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Day care for people with advanced diseases is one of the most rapidly expanding components of palliative care in the UK, and is increasingly a focus of new-service development throughout the world. ... More


Why We Should Care About Health Care Fragmentation and How To Fix It

Einer Elhauge

in The Fragmentation of U.S. Health Care: Causes and Solutions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390131
eISBN:
9780199775934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390131.003.001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter summarizes all the other chapters and links them to a general theory of team production in health care. It defines what fragmentation means, the four levels at which it operates, and ... More


Neo‐liberalism and its Impact on Health

Gavin Mooney

in Challenging Health Economics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235971
eISBN:
9780191717086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235971.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter sets public health and health care in more of a political economy context. It argues that neo-liberalism —the form of free market economic philosophy and ideology that has increasingly ... More


Individual Bias in Methodology

Eileen Stillwaggon

in AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195169270
eISBN:
9780199783427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169271.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses the methodologies employed by health scientists and social scientists that prevent them from seeing the interactions that produce the epidemic spread of HIV, from measuring ... More


Conclusion

Gavin Mooney

in Challenging Health Economics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235971
eISBN:
9780191717086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235971.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that there is a gap between what informed citizens of the world want and what global institutions deliver. There seems also ... More


Communitarianism

Gavin Mooney

in Challenging Health Economics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235971
eISBN:
9780191717086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235971.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the philosophy of communitarianism, arguing that this can be used as a basis for the values on which to build the proposed new paradigm for health economics. It points to the ... More


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