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Evaluating the Healthcare System: Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Equity

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ISBN-10: 1567935230

ISBN-13: 9781567935233

Edition: 2013

Authors: Charles E. Begley, David R. Lairson, Robert O. Morgan, Paul J. Rowan, Rajesh Balkrishnan

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List price: $95.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Foundation of the Amer College
Binding: Cloth Text 
Pages: 400
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.914
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction to Health Services Research and Policy Analysis
Chapter Highlights
Introduction
Overview of Health Services Research
Overview of Health Policy Analysis
Integration of Health Services Research and Policy Analysis
Overview of Health Services in the United States
International Perspective on Health Services
Summary and Conclusions
Effectiveness: Concepts and Methods
Chapter Highlights
Overview
Concepts and Definitions
Conceptual Models of Effectiveness
Study Designs
Other Important Aspects of Effectiveness Research
Summary and Conclusions
Effectiveness: Policy Strategies, Evidence, and Criteria
Chapter Highlights
Overview
Strategies for Improving Clinical Effectiveness
Population Level
Summary and Conclusions
Efficiency: Concepts and Methods
Chapter Highlights
Overview
Conceptual Framework and Definitions
Criteria for Optimal Allocation
Assumptions of a Competitive Market
Assumptions of Healthcare Markets
Key Methods of Assessing Efficiency
Summary and Conclusions
Efficiency: Policy Strategies, Evidence, and Criteria
Chapter Highlights
Overview
Policy Strategies Relating to Efficiency
Evidence of Efficiency
Criteria for Assessing Policy Alternatives' Ability to Achieve Efficiency Goals
Summary and Conclusions
Equity: Concepts and Methods
Chapter Highlights
Overview
Conceptual Framework and Definitions
Key Methods of Assessing Equity
Summary and Conclusions
Equity: Policy Strategies, Evidence, and Criteria
Chapter Highlights
Overview
Policy Strategies Relating to Equity
Evidence Relating to Equity
Delivery System
Population at Risk
Deliberative Justice
Criteria for Assessing Health Policies in Terms of Equity Promotion
Summary and Conclusions
Applying Health Services Research in Policy Analysis
Chapter Highlights
Overview
The Policymaking Process
The Nature of Policy Analysis
HSR in Policy Analysis
Challenges in Applying HSR in Policy Analysis
Summary and Conclusions
Health Disparities Case Study
Chapter Highlights
Overview
Background
Policy Evaluation Question and Tasks
Conclusion and Recommendations
References
Index
About the Authors