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Priority Setting ToolKit - a Guide to the Use of  Economics in Healthcare Decision Making : Guide to the Use of Economics in Healthcare Decision Making - Craig Mitton

Priority Setting ToolKit - a Guide to the Use of Economics in Healthcare Decision Making

Guide to the Use of Economics in Healthcare Decision Making

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Published: 9th April 2004
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The Priority Setting Toolkit provides the academic background as well as the tools for implementation. With its illustrative case histories, this is a unique source of information on this important aspect of getting health economics used in the everyday, but fundamental, practice of managing scarcity. It will help clinicians and managers planning for optimum health care delivery within a fixed budget, as well as health economics students and academics who wish to learn more about helping people manage their resources to improve population health.

Introduction.

The basic principles.

Alternative approaches.

Program budgeting and marginal analysis (PBMA): review of the literature.

Putting it into practice.

The challenges of data and time.

The challenge of the program budget: is it worth it?.

The challenge of disinvesting.

The challenges of measuring and valuing benefits.

The challenge of the organization.

Using evidence, public involvement and values.

Conclusion

ISBN: 9780727917362
ISBN-10: 0727917366
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 183
Published: 9th April 2004
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 213.04 x 140.38  x 11.92
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1