Priority Setting Toolkit: Guide to the Use of Economics in Healthcare Decision Making by Craig MittonPriority Setting Toolkit: Guide to the Use of Economics in Healthcare Decision Making by Craig Mitton

Priority Setting Toolkit: Guide to the Use of Economics in Healthcare Decision Making

byCraig Mitton, Cam Donaldson

Paperback | April 9, 2004

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This work provides a guide to how economics can be used to manage scarcity of resources in health services. It outlines the principles of economics in a non-technical manner, before going on to address the issues of how to apply the principles in day to day health services management.
Title:Priority Setting Toolkit: Guide to the Use of Economics in Healthcare Decision MakingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:183 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:April 9, 2004Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0727917366

ISBN - 13:9780727917362

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Table of Contents

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