The Palgrave International Handbook of Health Care Policy and Governance PDF ePub eBook

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The Palgrave International Handbook of Health Care Policy and Governance free pdf Healthcare policy is one of contemporary society's most dynamic policy arenas. Heightened pressures such as the global economic crisis, demographic changes, and inequity have increased interest in international, transnational, and global health policy. Yet, new concepts of healthcare may create diverse and contradictory results around the world that call for careful empirical investigation and for a systematic approach that brings the complexity of governing healthcare into perspective. This international handbook addresses key themes in the debates over changing healthcare policy. This includes health human resources planning- major concepts of management and leadership in healthcare- traditional and emergent areas of governance- and the challenges of equity and equality in the development, provision of, and access to healthcare services for diverse groups of citizens. With a focus on connections, including global and local perspectives, and macro-and micro-level policy using a multi-level governance approach, this handbook provides nuanced research that illuminates the intricate issues in global healthcare policy and governance.

About Ellen Kuhlmann

Ellen Kuhlmann is Guest Researcher at Karolinska Institutet Medical Management Centre, Stockholm, and Interim Professor, TU University Dortmund, Germany. Robert H. Blank is Adjunct Professor at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. He has published numerous articles and over forty books in biomedical and health policy. His current research interests include comparative health systems, technology assessment and neuropolicy. Ivy Lynn Bourgeault is Professor in the Institute of Population Health and the Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, Canada. She holds the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Chair in Gender, Work and Health Human Resources. Claus Wendt is Professor of Sociology of Health and Healthcare Systems at Siegen University, Germany. His research interests include institutional theory, political sociology, international comparisons of welfare states and healthcare systems, and the sociology of health.

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Author : Ellen Kuhlmann
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 10 March 2015
ISBN : 1137384921
EAN : 9781137384928
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 720 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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