Paper $37.95 ISBN: 9781847427748 Published October 2011 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $99.00 ISBN: 9781847427755 Published October 2011 For sale in North and South America only

Rationing In Health Care

The Theory and Practice of Priority Setting

Iestyn Williams, Suzanne Robinson, and Helen Dickinson

Rationing In Health Care

Iestyn Williams, Suzanne Robinson, and Helen Dickinson

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

176 pages | 6 3/4 x 9 1/2
Paper $37.95 ISBN: 9781847427748 Published October 2011 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $99.00 ISBN: 9781847427755 Published October 2011 For sale in North and South America only
The challenges faced by those rationing scarce health care resources have intensified following the economic downturn. This book tackles this challenge by exploring the latest thinking and practice on priority setting methods. In an accessible style the book brings together theories, practice and evidence from a wide range of disciplines and provides practical, evidence-based prescriptions for decision makers. It will be of interest to all health care managers and students of health care policy and management.
Contents
Foreword by Chris Ham
Introduction
The ethics of priority setting
Public participation in priority setting
Priority setting and economic evaluation
Multi criteria decision analysis and priority setting processes
The politics of priority setting
Leadership in priority setting
Disinvestment as a priority setting case study
Conclusions and key lessons
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