Edited by Alistair McGuire and Joan Costa-Font
The LSE Companion to Health Policy covers a wide range of conceptual and practical issues from a number of different perspectives introducing the reader to, and summarising, the vast literature that analyses the complexities of health policy. The Companion also assesses the current state of the art.
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- The LSE Companion to Health Policy
- Chapter 1: Inequalities in Health: Why Do We Care? How Do We Care? What Can We Do About Them?
- Chapter 2: Strengthening Community Participation in Primary Health Care: Experiences from South Africa
- Chapter 3: Socioeconomic Status and Access to Health Care: The Quandary of Transition Economies
- Chapter 4: Quality of Ambulatory Care: Hospitalisations for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions
- Chapter 5: Choice in Health Care: Drivers and Consequences
- Chapter 6: A Million Years of Waiting: Competing Accounts and Comparative Experiences of Hospital Waiting Time Policy
- Chapter 7: Measuring Access to Health Care in Europe
- Chapter 8: How are Rising Health Care Expenditures Explained?
- Chapter 9: Providing Financial Incentives for Improved Quality and Efficiency. A Literature Review of the Effects of Payment for Performance (P4P) Policies
- Chapter 10: Social Health Protection: Policy Options for Low- and Middle-income Countries
- Chapter 11: Technology Diffusion in Health Care: Conceptual Aspects and Evidence
- Chapter 12: Do International Launch Strategies of Pharmaceutical Corporations Respond to Changes in the Regulatory Environment?
- Chapter 13: Proximity to Death and Health Care Costs
- Chapter 14: The Health and Social Care Divide in the United Kingdom
- Chapter 15: Barriers to Opportunities for Private Long-term Care Insurance in England: What Can We Learn from Other Countries?
- Chapter 16: Historical Trends of Mortality and its Implications for Health Policies in England and Wales: The Cause of Death Approach
- Chapter 17: Risk Research and Health-related Behaviours
- Chapter 18: Physician-patient Relationship: A Review of the Theory and Policy Implications
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