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Issues in health economics

Issues in health economics

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Published by Aspen Systems Corp. in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical economics.,
    • Medical economics -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statementedited by Roice D. Luke, Jeffrey C. Bauer.
      ContributionsLuke, Roice D., Bauer, Jeffrey C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA410 .I87
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 624 p. ;
      Number of Pages624
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3780617M
      ISBN 100894433814
      LC Control Number81020674

      HEALTH ECONOMICS 1. Economics and Health Economics What is economics about? What is health economics? Elements of HE; Organization, actors of the health care market; Structure of a health care system 2. The agents of the economy Demand: consumers, patients, elasticity Supply: firms, hospitals physicians;File Size: 6MB.


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