Emotions in Organizational Behavior
Author: Charmine Hartel
This edited volume looks at the range of research on emotions within an organizational behavior framework and is organized in terms of the individual and interpersonal and organizational levels. Particular emphasis was made to bring in leading researcher
Health Economics: Fundamentals and Flow of Funds
Author: Thomas E Getzen
A practical primer to the dynamic field of health economics. Written by Thomas Getzen, a leading academic and practitioner, and currently Director of the International Health Economics Association, this complete, accessible text introduces students to the economic analysis of medical markets and the production of health.
Updated and revised with new cases and the latest developments in the field, the new Second Edition traces the economic rationale and development of the medical care organization. It thoroughly introduces students to the principles and concepts of health economics without requiring prolonged preparatory work or extensive mathematical manipulation.
* Cases illustrate practical uses of economic theory in each chapter.
* More streamlined presentation of macro and historical materials.
* Covers the relationship of marketing to marginal cost.
An introduction to the economic analysis of medical markets and the production of health, primarily for students of medicine, public health, or administration who have little or no background in economics, but also for beginning economics students. Describes the incentives and organizational structure of the health care industry with a Flow of Funds approach, outlines the ongoing evolution of managed care in the US, and macroeconomic perspectives the dynamics of change and determinants of national health spending. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Table of Contents:
|About the Author|
|1||Terms of Trade: The Flow of Funds Through the Health Care System||1|
|3||Cost-Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis||39|
|5||Insurance Contracts and Managed Care||86|
|7||Medical Education, Organization, and Business Practices||127|
|9||Management and Regulation of Hospital Costs||175|
|13||Introduction to the Macroeconomics of Health||277|
|14||The Role of Government||284|
|15||Public Goods and Public Health||305|
|16||Economic History, Population Growth, and Medical Care||324|
|17||International Comparisons of Health and Health Expenditures||349|
|18||Dynamics of National Health Spending||376|
|19||Value for Money in the Future of Health Care||401|