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Introduction: Learning to Manage

Jessica M. Mulligan

in Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724910
eISBN:
9780814764992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724910.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This introductory chapter explores the changes made to the national health care system of Puerto Rico as a result of the passing of the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA) in 2003—a legislation that ... More


Measuring Drug Value: Whose Job Is It Anyway?

Neumann Peter J., Cohen Joshua T., and Ollendorf Daniel A

in The Right Price: A Value-Based Prescription for Drug Costs

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197512883
eISBN:
9780197512913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197512883.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

As healthcare costs increased around the world in recent decades, countries incorporated health technology assessment (HTA) into their decisions about which new technologies to pay for and how much ... More


The Uneven and Paradoxical Development of Mexico’s Institutions

José Luis Velasco

in Institutions Count: Their Role and Significance in Latin American Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273535
eISBN:
9780520954069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273535.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter examines Mexican institutions. These include the civil aviation authority, the public mail service, the national health care system, the tax authority, and the stock exchange. The first ... More


The European Union as a Global Social Policy Actor—Discourse and Policy Practice

Valeria Fargion and Marco Mayer

in Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743996
eISBN:
9780191803994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743996.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter deals with the EU as a global social policy actor. In detail, the first part shows how—starting with the Prodi Commission and until 2005–07—the EU paid increasing attention to the social ... More


Worst Case Bioethics: Death, Disaster, and Public Health

George J. Annas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195391732
eISBN:
9780190267650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391732.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book explores the current debates on global medical issues including national health care, experimental cancer drugs, quality of medicine and patient safety, preparation for a global flu ... More


The Postwar Moment: Progressive Forces in Britain, France, and the United States after World War II

Isser Woloch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300124354
eISBN:
9780300242683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124354.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Toward the end of World War II, the three democracies faced a common choice: return to the civic order of prewar normalcy or embark instead on a path of progressive transformation. This book assesses ... More


Diabetes and lipid metabolism

Atul Kalhan (ed.)

in Best of Five MCQs for the Endocrinology and Diabetes SCE

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780198864615
eISBN:
9780191955167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864615.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Endocrinology and Diabetes

This chapter covers core curriculum topics related to diabetes and lipid metabolism. The diagnosis, investigation, classification, and pathophysiology of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes mellitus is ... More


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