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ABC of smoking cessation: economics of smoking cessation  
http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/328/7445/947
Looks at the economic burdens of smoking caused by passive smoking and absenteeism. Reviews some of the economic aspects of smoking cessation. (See Details)
Published: 2004
A woman's guide to health care debates  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39565
Provides a guide that is intended to help women sort through some of the numbers and terms related to health policy, health economics, and health care reform, so they too can be part of an informed discussion on planning for care. (See Details)
Published: 2002
It's about access: informing the debate on public and private health care  
http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/CMA/Content_images/Inside_Cma/Media_Release/pdf/2006/about_access_e2.pdf
Provides an insider's look at the mix between public and private delivery and funding of health care services in the Canadian system. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Evaluation of cervical cytology  
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/bv.fcgi?rid=hstat1.chapter.6794
Studies the accuracy of cervical cytology using conventional Pap smears and new technologies (thin-layer cytology, computer rescreening) for detecting cervical cancer and its precursors. (See Details)
Published: 1999
The many meanings of money: a health policy analysis framework for understanding financial incentives
Argues that health funding reforms based on a “reward-punishment” or behaviourist models often fail to change the behaviour of organizations and individuals.
Published: 1996
National health expenditure trends, 1975 to 2006  
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=PG_592_E&cw_topic=592&cw_rel=AR_31_E
Provides updated expenditure data by source of funds (sector) and use of funds (category) at the provincial/territorial level and for Canada. It also contains an overview with discussion on the trends of health care spending in Canada. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Glossary of terms commonly used in health care  
http://www.academyhealth.org/publications/glossary.pdf
Provides a lexicon of health care terms and concepts, divided into three sections: health care delivery and financing terms; epidemiological and statistical terms; and, accounting and economic terms. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Financing health care for women with disabilities  
http://www.rand.org/publications/WP/WP139/
Describes the major financial issues affecting access to health care for women with disabilities in the United States and presents recommended strategies to address those issues. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Moving rocks: block funding in Prince Edward Island as an incentive for cross-sectional reallocations among human services
Analyzes a case where the provincial government of Prince Edward Island (PEI), in 1993, introduced block funding to five Health and Community Service Regional Boards for all human services except education.
Published: 1996
A disease-based comparison of health systems : what is best and at what cost?
Provides a collection of papers that examine health expenditures, ageing, technology and outcomes, and other issues of health system performance.
Published: 2003