Health Economics (BOK)

Jordan Braveman

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This book presents an introduction for students to the issues of economics in healthcare. This text is part of the "RPS Pharmacy Business Administration Series"; a group of introductory textbooks covering all business aspects relating to pharmacy practice. Part one of this book introduces health economics with a history a overview. Part two examines health economics in relation to specific areas such as technology, prescription drugs etc. It concludes with general observations of today and the future. The purpose of this book is to acquaint students with the economic issues within healthcare today in the USA in terms of costs, affordability, the historical development, the magnitude of the economic crisis and contributing factors such as technology, drugs, and hospital care. The book also looks at the mechanisms available today to help consumers combat, afford and pay for the high costs of health; and discusses the successes and failures and reasoning behind these.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2009 Forfatter Jordan Braveman
Pharmaceutical Press
ISBN 9780853698678
Antall sider 384 Dimensjoner 15,7cm x 23,3cm x 2,1cm
Vekt 578 gram