Health Care Finance and Economics
In terms of health care, Americans want incompatible results—unlimited access to the best care at affordable prices. With health care assuming an increasing proportion of the American economy, it is vital that health care managers and providers have a comprehensive understanding of finance and economics. This text will help you meet the considerable challenge of cutting costs while enhancing service quality.Health Care Finance and Economics provides a complete understanding of financial management and health economics. You’ll develop your role as a manager by learning how to: enhance productivity, market strategy, quality, and profitability; manage capital structure, investment decisions, and financial decisions; improve access to health care, promote managed care, and learn from technology assessment studies; and evaluate what a payer can do to buy prudently yet preserve the biomedical strength of the nation.
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Taste for Managed Care
ProductLine Specialization and Standard
Productivity Enhancement and
Define Necessary Staff Qualifications
Technology Assessment and CostEffectiveness
Seeking a Turnaround
Marketing the Debt
How Much Risk Can You Take?
Future Issues and Alternatives
The Merits of More Medicine
Hypothetical WTP Survey Techniques
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