Healthcare managers confront many difficult and complex questions. Economics for Healthcare Managers provides the economic tools managers need to simplify and improve decision making. This book provides a framework for understanding pricing, regulation, costs, market demand, profitability, and risk issues that all healthcare managers face. Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition features: A new chapter on creating and interpreting forecasts A new chapter on government intervention in healthcare markets Case studies and examples that illustrate how to analyze management problems and make recommendations Key concepts, discussion questions, and a glossary for each chapter Written in a straightforward and practical style, this book is ideal for readers with no background in economics.
About the Author
Robert H. Lee, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management of the School of Medicine of the University of Kansas. Previously he worked at the University of North Carolina, the Health Policy Program of the Urban Institute, and the Brookings Institution. He has published more than 30 healthcare economics articles.
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Product Details :
- Hardcover: 307 pages
- Publisher: Health Administration Press; 2 edition (June 30, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1567933149
- ISBN-13: 978-1567933147
- Product Dimensions: 0.9 x 7.1 x 10 inches