Health care economics

Health care economics

Skill-mix and policy change in the health workforce: nurses in advanced roles

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English
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Author: 
James Buchan
Lynn Calman
Publisher: 
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Paris, France

Examines the evidence on role change and delegation from physicans to advance practice nurses in terms of costs and benefits, cost-effectiveness and other outcomes.

The cost of homophobia: literature review of the economic impact of homophobia on Canada

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English
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Christopher Banks
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Gay and Lesbian Health Services of Saskatoon
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Saskatoon, SK

Review research related to the negative results of homophobia on gays, lesbians and bisexuals (GLB), and the economic impact of such negative effects.

ISBN/ISSN: 
GLBT.B36 2001

The economic dimensions of interpersonal violence

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English
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Online
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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Examines the economic dimensions of interpersonal violence in a variety of socioeconomic and cultural settings, and the effects of economic conditions such as poverty, income inequality, structural adjustment, and social investment.

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ISBN 9241591609
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Includes bibliographical references.

Health care priority setting: principles, practice and challenges

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English
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Craig Mitton
Cam Donaldson
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Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation
Publication Date: 
2004

Examines one economic approach to priority setting which has gained momentum in practice over the last three decades: program budgeting and marginal analysis (PBMA).

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ISBN 14787547
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Includes bibliographical references.

Outdoor air pollution and your health : what's the cost?

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English
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Health Canada, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety, Safe Environments
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Highlights the relationship between the negative impact air pollution has on health and the economic cost this produces for Canadians.

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ISBN 0662667794

Financing health care for women with disabilities

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English
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Author: 
Janice Blanchard
Susan D. Hosek
Publisher: 
RAND Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Santa Monica, CA

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.

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ISBN 0833034707

ABC of smoking cessation: economics of smoking cessation

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English
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Steve Parrott
Christine Godfrey
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British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Looks at the economic burdens of smoking caused by passive smoking and absenteeism. Reviews some of the economic aspects of smoking cessation.

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ISSN 14685833
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Includes bibliographical references.

Evaluation of cervical cytology

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English
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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Silver Spring, MD

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.

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99-E010

Forward to basics: promoting efficiency while preserving equity: proceedings of the 7th Canadian onference on health economics

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English
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Paper
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William R. Swan (ed.)
Patrick Taylor (ed.)
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Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents the proceedings of the 7th Canadian conference on health economics. Includes references.

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HEAS.H43 1997
ISBN 0968266614

Financial incentives/disincentives in Canada's health system: executive summary

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English
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Government of Canada Publications
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes the findings of a study that analyzed financial incentives for the health care system.

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HEST.G68 1996
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