Health care economics

Health care economics

Financial incentives/disincentives in Canada's health system: volume 1: report

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English
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Paper
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the findings of a study which examined financial incentives in the health care system.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEST.G68 1996

Financial incentives/disincentives in Canada's health system: volume 2: supporting material

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English
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Paper
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides all supporting material related to a study that analyzed financial incentives in the Canadian health care system.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEST.G68 1996

Responses to anti-abortion arguments about funding and health issues

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English
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Paper
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Canadian Abortion Rights Action League
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Suggests responses for anti-abortion arguments about funding and health issues, including the so-called "post abortion syndrome," low birth rates, danger of the procedure, and its link with breast cancer.

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ABOR.R47

Private funding of medical and hospital services: opinion

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English
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Author: 
François Béland
Steven Lewis
Conseil de la santé et du bien-être
Anne Marcoux
Publisher: 
Conseil de la santé et du bien-être
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Québec (Québec)

Examines key arguments in favour of private funding of medical and hospital services in light of current knowledge.

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ISBN 2550406605

Adding it up: the benefits of investing in sexual and reproductive health care

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Susheela Singh
Jacqueline E. Darroch
Michael Vlassoff
Jennifer Nadeau
Publisher: 
The Alan Guttmacher Institute and UNFPA
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Makes the case for increased funding for sexual and reproductive health care by illustrating the impact of investments in STI prevention, maternal health, and contraceptive services.

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Includes bibliographical references.

A disease-based comparison of health systems : what is best and at what cost?

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English
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Paper
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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Paris, France

Provides a collection of papers that examine health expenditures, ageing, technology and outcomes, and other issues of health system performance.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAS.D57 2003
ISBN 9261099816

Glossary of terms commonly used in health care

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English
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AcadamyHealth
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

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.

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HEAI.G55 2003
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Includes bibliographical references.

Tales from the other drug wars

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English
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M.L. Barer, ed.
K.M. McGrail, ed.
K. Cardiff, ed.
L. Wood, ed.
C.J. Green, ed.
Publisher: 
The Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explores how the pharmaceutical industry encourages certain types of research that do not cure but require patients to remain on medication long term.

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ISBN 0888652402
METH.B37 1999

Planning health human resources: lessons from around the world. An international comparative review

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English
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Karen Bloor
Alan Maynard
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Canadian Health Services Research Foundation
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Highlights the results of a review of healthcare systems done in five countries: Australia, France, Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Health care utilization among women who have undergone breast implant surgery

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Aleina Tweed
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Demonstrates that women who have or have had breast implants experience more hospitalizations and visit doctors and specialists significantly more than women who had not undergone implantation surgery.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BCCEWH BREA.T82 2003
ISBN 1894356284
ISSN 14817268
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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