Healthcare Management and Economics: Perspectives on Public and Private Administration, 1st Edition

  • Mika Markus Mervio
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  • ISBN-10: 1466639830
  • ISBN-13: 9781466639836
  • DDC: 362.1068
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 346 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released July 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Discusses public and private healthcare organizations by gathering perspectives on the differences in service, management, delivery, and efficiency. Highlighting the impact of citizens and information technology in these healthcare processes, this book is a vital collection of research for practitioners, academics, and scholars in the healthcare management field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Stakeholders' Expectations on Health Services in Search of an Assessment Model of Performance.
2: Changing Health Care from Inside Out: Policy Entrepreneur Questioning Ophthalmology Service Production in Finland.
3: Comparative Study between Japan and the UK on Shifting the Third Sector–Government Relationships.
4: Participative Typologies: A Comparative Study Among Health Councils in Montevideo, Uruguay and Porto Alegre, Brazil.
5: Regulating Patients' Access to Healthcare Services.
6: The Politics of Health Finance Reform in Hong Kong.
7: Outsourced Health Care Services: Experiences and Positions of Medical Staff.
8: Salami Slicing a Role for Private Providers: The Carve-Up of Europe's Health Services.
9: Healthcare Providers in the English National Health Service: Public, Private or Hybrids?.
10: Employees' Perceptions on Organisational Justice, Job Control and Job Demands: Do Ownership and Human Resource Management Practices Matter?.
11: How Would a Ban on Prescriber-Identifying Information Impact Pharmaceutical Marketing?.
12: The Hybridized Nature of America's Health Care System: Medicare as a Case of both Market and Public Failure.
13: Primary Health Services Utilization and Inequality: The Emerging Symbiotic Public/Private Model in Hong Kong.
14: Risk Society and the Hybris of Modern Japanese State/Society.
15: Earthquake and Fukushima Nuclear Crisis in 2011 with Gender View.
16: Women and Health in Japan: The Rise and Obstacles of Gender and Sex-Specific Medicine.
17: DV Laws in Japan: The Next Steps in the Journey of a Thousand Miles.
18: Making Sense of the Best Interest of Children in Vulnerable Family Relationships.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.