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Healthcare Economics Made Easy, second edition, Paperback / softback Book

Healthcare Economics Made Easy, second edition Paperback / softback


Highly Commended in the BMA Medical Book Awards 2018!Here's what the judges said: "This is one of the few textbooks I would suggest every clinician reads."From reviews of the first edition:"This is a clearly written and accessible introduction to health economics...

This book should prove useful to all those responsible for planning and delivering health service.

It is a quick read but also a useful reference for the desk....

I would commend this book as a means by which people .... can better understand both the impact of their own practice on our health economy and also appreciate the methods that are being adopted to determine clinical practice at a regional and super-regional level."Ulster Medical Journal, 2014Healthcare Economics Made Easy 2e is a clear and concise textwritten for those working in healthcare who need to understand the basics ofthe subject but who do not want to wade through a specialist health economicstext. This new edition builds on the success of the first editionby adding new chapters which provide a comparison across several westerneconomies, as well as a consideration of the US healthcare system. Healthcare Economics Made Easy 2e will equip the reader with thenecessary skills to make valid decisions based on the economic data and withthe background knowledge to understand the health economics literature. This book provides insight into the economic methods that areused to promote public health policies, the techniques used for grading andvaluing evidence and the statistics relied upon, without trying to re-train thereader as a health economist. If you are left bemused by terms such as QALY, healthutility analysis and cost minimisation analysis, then this is the book for you!


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Scion Publishing Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Health economics
  • ISBN: 9781907904974