Election 2008: where the parties stand -- or not
- Director's Message. Landefeld, J. Steven // Survey of Current Business;Jun2007, Vol. 87 Issue 6, piii
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including "Beyond Drug and Hospital Costs: Comprehensive Accounting for Health Care," and "Approaches for Measuring the Cost of Health Care Services."
- A Plea For Cost- Effectiveness, or at Least Avoiding Public Health Malpractice. Roberts, Leslie F. // American Journal of Public Health;Sep2009, Vol. 99 Issue 9, p1546
The author discusses the mission of public health that attempts to provide the most benefit for society with available limited resources. He discusses the advocacy of cost-effectiveness in public health that is at odds with the medical approach to service. He mentions the historical...
- New Zealand's contradictory health statistics. Essex, Charles // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/23/92, Vol. 304 Issue 6838, p1330
Focuses on the introduction of measures to overcome health costs by the New Zealand government. Charges for patients attending general practices and hospitals; Reduction of government subsidies for patients; Dependence of several family on welfare benefits.
- A healthy shopper is a wealthy shopper. DEAS, GERALD W. // New York Amsterdam News;11/24/2011, Vol. 102 Issue 47, p31
The article highlights the importance of healthy living and how it can save lots of money on medical expense.
- IV. The Luxembourg health system. // OECD Economic Surveys: Luxembourg;Feb1999, p148
Presents information on the Luxembourg health care system as of February 1999. Size of the health sector; Problems with the institutional setting; Challenges posed by controlling expenditure and the reduction in the oversupply of medical services; Role of the Union de caisse de maladie.
- Assessing the cost of inefficiencies: The case of the public health care system in Kuwait. Burney, Nadeem A.; Mohammad, Othman E.; Al-Ramadhan, Muhammad A. // International Social Science Review;1999, Vol. 74 Issue 1/2, p20
Examines the efficiency of the public health care system in Kuwait. Conceptual framework of the efficiency of a health care system; Measures of efficiency; Estimation of the cost of relative inefficiencies.
- Balancing influence between actors in healthcare decision making. Kaplan, Robert M.; Babad, Yair M. // BMC Health Services Research;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p85
Background: Healthcare costs in most developed countries are not clearly linked to better patient and public health outcomes, but are rather associated with service delivery orientation. In the U.S. this has resulted in large variation in healthcare availability and use, increased cost, reduced...
- Project Access would provide care to uninsured. Hatch, Addy // Journal of Business (10756124);4/18/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 9, pA5
Focuses on the possibility of implementing a health program provided by the doctors to treat uninsured residents in Spokane, Washington. Pattern followed by the Project Access; Advantages of the coordinated approach; Committee to discuss to doctors.
- The cost of diabetes in Latin America and the Caribbean. Barcelö, Alberto; Aedo, Cristian; Rajpathak, Swapnil; Robles, Sylvia // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;2003, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p19
Measures the economic burden associated with diabetes mellitus in Latin America and Caribbean. Direct and indirect costs associated with the health care demands of diabetes and other communicable diseases in Latin America; Information on the social perspective of the cost of diabetes; Effect of...
- Curtail Costs Of Health Care With Choice. Evans, Michael K. // Industry Week/IW;Jun2003, Vol. 252 Issue 6, p80
Focuses on the impact of the increasing health care costs in the U.S. on the nation's medical care systems as of June 2003. Methods of controlling health care costs; Reason for the success of the use of food stamps; Manner in which health insurance should function.