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  • Health Care in a Changing Settingby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2009; US$ 103.00 US$ 89.27

    The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia , in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and discuss results. The Novartis Foundation, originally known as the Ciba Foundation, is well known to scientists... more...

  • The Health Care Dilemmaby Elizabeth G. Armstrong; Martin R. Fischer; Ramin W. Parsa-Parsi

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 46.00

    In an age of spiraling costs, it is no surprise that health care policy and health care systems are now among the most hotly debated and controversial topics in many countries of the world today. The issue is literally one of life-and-death, and affects millions across the globe as they struggle to answer the question of who pays for their health care.... more...

  • Mind the gapby Helen Dickinson

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    Despite the best intentions of policy makers and practitioners alike, plans do not always turn out as expected. The “implementation gap” is a phrase that is often used to refer to the difference between what a particular policy promises and what is delivered in practice. This gap (or deficit as it is sometimes called) is both puzzling and... more...

  • Gesundheitspolitik und Politikberatungby Falko Brede

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 69.99

    Falko Brede vergleicht historische und aktuelle Beratungsprozesse in der Gesundheitspolitik in Kanada und Deutschland. Die Studie analysiert die Entwicklung des Politikfeldes an Hand der deutschen Rürup- und der kanadischen Romanow-Kommission. more...

  • Social Determinants Approaches to Public Healthby E. Blas; J. Sommerfeld; A. Sivasankara Kurup

    World Health Organization 2011; US$ 40.00

    The thirteen case studies contained in this publication were commissioned by the research node of the Knowledge Network on Priority Public Health Conditions (PPHC-KN) a WHO-based interdepartmental working group associated with the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health. The publication is a joint product of the Department of Ethics Equity... more...

  • Bessere Gesetze durch Folgenabschätzung?by Sylvia Veit

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 69.99

    Folgenabschätzungen sind ein Instrument, welches die Wissensbasis politisch-administrativer Entscheidungsträger über die potentiellen Auswirkungen neuer Gesetze und Programme verbessern soll. Vor dem Hintergrund der zunehmenden Verbreitung sog. Impact Assessments in der gesamten EU seit Mitte der 1990er Jahre setzt sich das Buch mit der Implementation... more...

  • Monitoring the Building Blocks of Health Systemsby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2010; US$ 30.00

    When working with countries to measure and compare health systems functioning it is important to strike a good balance between avoiding blueprints that do not allow for country contexts and specificities while also encouraging a degree of standardization that enables comparisons within and between countries as well as over time. Standardized indicators... more...

  • Die gesunde Gesellschaftby Peter Hensen; Christian Kölzer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 54.99

    Gesundheit steht grundsätzlich in einem besonderen Verhältnis zu individueller Selbstbestimmung, allgemeiner Fürsorgeverpflichtung und solidarischem Handeln. Die zunehmende Berücksichtigung ökonomischer Maßstäbe bei der Bereitstellung und Verfügbarkeit gesundheitlicher Leistungen wirft hierbei neue Fragen zum gesellschaftlichen Umgang mit Gesundheit... more...

  • Pharmaceutical Reformby Marc J. Roberts; Michael R. Reich

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 24.99

    This book applies an established analytical framework for health sector reform (Getting Health Reform Right, Oxford, 2004) to the performance problems of the pharmaceutical sector. The book is divided into three sections. The first section presents the basic ideas for analysis. It begins by insisting that reform start with a clear understanding of... more...

  • The Heart of Powerby David Blumenthal; James Morone

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.00

    Even the most powerful men in the world are human?they get sick, take dubious drugs, drink too much, contemplate suicide, fret about ailing parents, and bury people they love. Young Richard Nixon watched two brothers die of tuberculosis, even while doctors monitored a suspicious shadow on his own lungs. John Kennedy received last rites four times as... more...