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Health Services Research Methods 2nd Edition

Leiyu Shi, PH, MBA

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 1997
  • 576 Pages

Overview

Written with an emphasis on health services delivery and management, Health Services Research Methods balances classic and current models and methodology. It showcases approaches to measuring the relevant structure, process, and outcome variables that can be used to address efficiency and equity issues in health care services delivery. Emerging health services research tools and skills are included as well as implications for practice.

Leiyu Shi, PH, MBA, University of South Carolina

Dept. of Health Administration, School of Public Health at University of South Carolina
  • New and expanded passages on important health services research (HSR) topics such as: scientific foundations of HSR; social epidemiology and the life course approach; ethics; evidence-based medicine; and effects of HIPAA on HSR
  • Updated descriptions of computer-based data collection and analysis, including CATI and CAPI
  • Current descriptions of research aids and directories, including: funding sources, primary and secondary data sources, Internet search engines, and government agencies involved in HSR
  • End-of-chapter review questions help readers assess their progress
Ch. 1: Scientific Foundations of Health Services Research
Ch. 2: Conceptualizing Health Services Research
Ch. 3: Groundwork in Health Services Research
Ch. 4: Research Review
Ch. 5: Secondary Analysis
Ch. 6: Qualitative Research
Ch. 7: Experimental Research
Ch. 8: Survey Research
Ch. 9: Evaluation Research
Ch. 10: Design in Health Services Research
Ch. 11: Sampling in Health Services Research
Ch. 12: Measurements in Health Services Research
Ch. 13: Data Collection and Processing in Health Services Research
Ch. 14: Statistical Analysis in Health Services Research
Ch. 15: Applying Health Services Research

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  • ISBN-10: 1133480225
  • ISBN-13: 9781133480228
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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Introduction to Health Services

ISBN: 9781418012892
The seventh edition of Introduction to Health Services builds upon its reputation as a classic book written by nationally recognized authors. This new edition addresses the increasing pressure to improve the efficiency of the nation’s health care system and to provide an adequate level of health care for all Americans. The seventh edition reflects the revolutionary changes in the practice of clinical medicine, government policy, information technology, and health care cost containment. In-depth information in the areas of health care finance, health care access, managed care, and insurance and home health is also provided. Research and statistics throughout make this book the premier reference for understanding all the services that compose the health care landscape.

Online Companion

ISBN: 9781418012908
Includes an Instructor’s Manual with suggested answers to the end-of-chapter review questions, brief case applications, and additional teaching resources; PowerPoint Presentations; Health Economics web links; and suggested internet activities.

FOR STUDENTS

Introduction to Health Services

ISBN: 9781418012892
The seventh edition of Introduction to Health Services builds upon its reputation as a classic book written by nationally recognized authors. This new edition addresses the increasing pressure to improve the efficiency of the nation’s health care system and to provide an adequate level of health care for all Americans. The seventh edition reflects the revolutionary changes in the practice of clinical medicine, government policy, information technology, and health care cost containment. In-depth information in the areas of health care finance, health care access, managed care, and insurance and home health is also provided. Research and statistics throughout make this book the premier reference for understanding all the services that compose the health care landscape.