Health Economics and Healthcare Reform: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1522531696
  • ISBN-13: 9781522531692
  • DDC: 368.38
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 478 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released October 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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The effective delivery of healthcare services is vital to the general welfare and well-being of a country’s citizens. Financial infrastructure and policy reform can play a significant role in optimizing existing healthcare programs. This book is a comprehensive source of academic material on the importance of economic structures and policy reform initiatives in modern healthcare systems. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as clinical costing, patient engagement, and e-health, this book is ideally designed for medical practitioners, researchers, professionals, and students interested in the optimization of healthcare delivery.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
1: Telemedicine and Electronic Health: Issues and Implications in Developing Countries.
2: Mobile Health Technology Evaluation: Innovativeness and Efficacy vs. Cost Effectiveness.
3: Customer Value Dimensions in E-Healthcare Services: Lessons From Finland.
4: Realizing the Value of EHR Systems Critical Success Factors.
5: Health Infrastructure and Economic Development in India.
6: The Health Outcomes in Recession: Preliminarily Findings for Greece.
7: The Impact of the New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme on Township Hospitals’ Utilization and Income Structure in Weifang Prefecture, China.
8: Anatomy and Significance of Public Healthcare Expenditure and Economic Growth Nexus in India: Its Implications for Public Health Infrastructure Thereof.
9: Health Infrastructure and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa.
10: Evaluating Cost Sharing Measures in Public Primary Units in Greece: Cost Sharing Measures in Primary Care.
11: Policies and Politics: The Alternatives and Limitations of Health Finance Reform in Hong Kong.
12: Linking Cost Control to Cost Management in Healthcare Services: An Analysis of Three Case Studies.
13: Relational Dynamics and Health Economics: Resurrecting Healing.
14: How Behavioral Economics Can Help When You Think You Don’t Have Enough Money: A Glimpse Into the Romanian Healthcare System.
Healthcare Administration.
15: The Determinants of Health Expenditures in Tunisia: An ARDL Bounds Testing Approach.
16: Health Expenditure: Short and Long-Term Relations in Latin America, 1995-2010.
17: Bridging the Gaps With Nonprofits: The Intersection of Institutions, Interests, and the Health Policy Process.
18: From the Margins to the Mainstream: Clinical Costing for Clinical Improvement.
19: The Administrative Policy Quandary in Canada’s Health Service Organizations.
20: Human Resources for Mental Health in Low and Middle Income Countries: Evidence From Bangladesh.
21: Demand for Health Care in Kenya: The Effects of Information About Quality.
22: Hospital Units Merging Reasons for Conflicts in the Human Resources.
23: Framework of Indian Healthcare System and Its Challenges: An Insight.
Medical Practice.
24: Could Patient Engagement Promote a Health System Free From Malpractice Litigation Risk?.
25: A Simulation Framework for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Chronic Disease Management Interventions.