Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Health Care, the Market and Consumer Choice
Foyalty 291

Health Care, the Market and Consumer Choice (Hardback)

£96.00
To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

In this well-documented book, Alain Enthoven develops the ideas of consumer choice and managed competition of alternative health care financing and delivery systems, as well as describing ways to improve quality and reduce the cost of health care. He demonstrates how these ideas could be applied in the American employment-based health insurance model, how similar ideas have been introduced in the British National Health Service; how these ideas have been applied in the Netherlands; and the need for integrated comprehensive care systems.



This unique anthology traces the development of two important and related themes. Firstly, the `output' of the health services industry has been produced by disaggregated physicians, nurses and other health professionals, hospitals, drugs and device companies that somehow combine to serve the patient. Progress in quality and the economy requires the services of these components to be integrated into coherent systems in which the incentives of all providers are aligned with the needs and wants of patients for quality affordable care. Secondly, the book argues that the framework that can provide such incentives, is an appropriately designed form of market competition among systems of care seeking to serve value-conscious patients.



Public officials, scholars and policy analysts from developing countries will find here a set of ideas for how to improve incentives for greater value for money. Students of health economics, policy and organization, as well as journalists and public officials interested in the use of public policy to improve efficiency in health care systems, will also find much to interest them in this book.

BusinessEconomicsHealth economics Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 31/01/2012 ISBN-13: 9780857939180  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

Alain C. Enthoven, Marriner S. Eccles Professor of Public and Private Management Emeritus and Center for Health Policy/PCOR Core Faculty Member, Stanford University, US

More books by Alain C. Enthoven

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Compassionate Management of Mental...
(Hardback)
John A. Quelch; Carin-Isabel Knoop
 
 
£54.99
 
Check Up: Our NHS at 70
(Paperback)
Mark Thomas
 
 
£9.99
 
A Research Handbook for Patient and...
(Paperback)
Penny Bee; Helen Brooks; Patrick...
 
 
£18.99
 
Health Economics And Policy: Selected...
(Hardback)
Victor R Fuchs
 
 
£86.00
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close