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  • Governing the New NHSby John Storey; John Bullivant; Andrew Corbett-Nolan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    Sweeping changes have made NHS governance a crucial and contested issue. This invaluable text makes sense of the new systems, describing and assessing the new governance arrangements and accountabilities. It examines how they are working in practice, reporting on how practitioners are responding to the difficulties and paradoxes that arise. more...

  • Health Financing in Ghanaby George Schieber; Cheryl Cashin; Karima Saleh

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 19.99

    Ghana is one of only several African countries to enact legislation and earmark financing for universal health insurance coverage for its entire population. Seven years into its implementation the Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has made significant progress in transitioning to universal coverage, but faces significant fiscal and coverage... more...

  • The Political Economy of Health Careby David Reisman

    Palgrave Macmillan 1993; US$ 192.00

    Some goods and services are normally left to the market mechanism. Health care is often described as an exception to the rule. Society wants care to be allocated equitably; it wants the financial burden to be kept within bounds; it wants treatments to be both medically effective and economically efficient. These shared concerns lead to a demand for... more...

  • How Medicaid Fails the Poorby Avik Roy

    Encounter Books 2013; US$ 5.99

    Medicaid, America?s government-run health insurance program for the poor, should be a lifeline that provides needed health care to Americans with no other options. Surprisingly, however, it doesn?t. The medical literature reveals a $450 billion-a-year scandal: that people on Medicaid have far worse health outcomes than those with private insurance,... more...

  • Universal Health Coverage for Inclusive and Sustainable Developmentby Akiko Maeda; Edson Araujo; Cheryl Cashin

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 19.99

    The goals of universal health coverage (UHC) are to ensure that all people can access quality health services, to safeguard all people from public health risks, and to protect all people from impoverishment due to illness, whether from out-of-pocket payments for health care or loss of income when a household member falls sick. Countries as diverse... more...

  • Why Nobody Believes the Numbersby Al Lewis

    Wiley 2012; US$ 60.00

    Why Nobody Believes the Numbers introduces a unique viewpoint to population health outcomes measurement:   Results/ROIs should be presented as they are, not as we wish they would be.  This viewpoint contrasts sharply with vendor/promoter/consultant claims along two very important dimensions: (1)     ... more...

  • The Politics of Healthcare in Britainby Stephen Harrison; Ruth McDonald

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 44.00

    Professor Michael Calnan, University of Bristol Written by leading academics in their field this book provides a clear and considered overview of the politics of health care in Britain. Bringing together a wide range of material on both past events and recent developments, the chapters cover issues such as the politics of health professionalism,... more...

  • Employee Assistance Programs in Managed Careby William Winston; Norman Winegar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    Make sense of the managed care systems that dominate the world of EAP professionals and programs today! Employee Assistance Programs in Managed Care gives you a valuable overview of modern employee assistance programs. It compares and contrasts EAPs with managed behavioral care products and examines how EAPs are often provided in conjunction with... more...

  • Gesundheitskompetenzen für Führungskräfteby Elke Berninger-Schäfer

    Richard Boorberg Verlag 2013; US$ 21.49

    Gesundheitsmanagement ist zur Führungsaufgabe geworden. Der Leitfaden behandelt das betriebliche/behördliche Gesundheitsmanagement als ganzheitlichen Entwicklungsprozess für Organisationen. Dabei ist das Wechselspiel zwischen persönlichem Gesundheitsverhalten und gesundheitsförderlichen Arbeitsprozessen und Strukturen entscheidend. Zur Bewältigung... more...

  • Contracting for Healthby Rob Flynn; Gareth Williams

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 95.00

    Sweeping changes have taken place in many parts of the world in the provision and organization of health care, welfare, and other 'public' services. The UK's National Health Service (NHS) has been a prime example of this. This book presents detailed analysis of these changes, focusing in particular on the management and organization, and strengths... more...