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- Policy Press 2010; US$ 28.95
This new edition of this bestselling book argues that patients need to develop as active citizens and co-producers of health. This second edition has been entirely rewritten with two new chapters, and includes new material on resistance to that world-wide process. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 60.00
Why Nobody Believes the Numbers introduces a uniqueviewpoint to population health outcomesmeasurement: Results/ROIs should be presented as theyare, not as we wish they would be. This viewpointcontrasts sharply with vendor/promoter/consultant claims along twovery important dimensions: (1) Why... more...
- World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 9.99
Despite substantial progress towards peace, economic growth, and better governance since 2003, Liberia remains one of the poorest countries in the world. The objective of this study is twofold. First it is to provide a basic diagnostic of both consumption-based poverty and human development (especially education and health) in the country using the... more...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1993; US$ 202.00
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...
- 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 $450 billion-a-year scandal: that people on Medicaid have far worse health outcomes than those with private insurance,... more...
- Richard Boorberg Verlag 2013; US$ 19.03
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
The U.S. health care system faces well-known problems: 47 million people without health insurance, rapidly rising costs that consume 16 percent of the country's economic output, and widely uneven quality of care. Even many people with coverage are experiencing serious problems paying for the rapidly rising costs of health care and insurance.This book... more...