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A View from Washington: Federal Policy in Relation to Allied Health Over Two Decades, by Thomas Elwood

In a series of 31 essays originally published in the Journal of Allied Health over a 20-year period, this book surveys the development of federal health policy as it relates to allied health.

Advances in Health Care Management

Advances in Health Care Management contains state-of-the-art reviews (odd years) and research on special topics (even years) in the field of health care management.

Applied Econometrics for Health Economics

By Andrew Jones, and introduces readers to the appropriate econometric techniques for use with different forms of survey data, known collectively as microeconometrics. The book provides a complete illustration of the steps involved in doing microeconometric research.

Applied Health Economics (2007)

By A. Jones, N. Rice. Large-scale survey datasets, in particular complex survey designs such as panel data, provide a rich source of information for health economists. This book illustrates practical applications of these methods using data on health from, among others, the British Health and Lifestyle Survey (HALS), the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS), the European Community Household Panel (ECHP) and the WHO Multi-Country Survey (WHO-MCS).

Applied Health Economics e-book

by Paul Feldstein. Just $8. Includes 85 health care applications, and one of the major texts for HEOR programs. No microeconomics pre-requisite required.

Bad Pharma: How drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients [Paperback]

‘Bad Science’ hilariously exposed the tricks that quacks and journalists use to distort science, becoming a 400,000 copy bestseller. Now Ben Goldacre puts the $600bn global pharmaceutical industry under the microscope. What he reveals is a fascinating, terrifying mess.

Basic Concepts in Statistics and Epidemiology

Between the Lines: Finding the Truth in Medical Literature

Book by Marya Zilbergerg. Every day we hear conflicting news about health. Last week wine killed; today it saves you from a heart attack. What does it really mean when the headlines shout "EAT CHOCOLATE, LOSE WEIGHT" or "ABANDON MAMMOGRAPHY"? Between the Lines arms you with the right tools to get under the hood of medical information.

Complex Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery for Advanced Retrieval Development: Innovative Methods and Applications

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health: A Practical Approach

This book teaches students how execute a working cost-effectiveness analysis. All methods presented in the book adhere to the recommendations forwarded by the Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine. The book is available from all major online and textbook retailers.

Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

Clearly written with an excellent glossary and index. The product of over two years of deiberation by a multi-disciplinary Public Health Service appointed panel that included economists, ethicists, psychometricians, and clinicians, it explores cost-effectiveness in the context of societal decision-making for resource allocation purposes.

Decision Making in Health and Medicine: Integrating Evidence and Values

M. G. Myriam Hunink and Milt Weinstein. It is very readable, making a complex subject appear crystal clear and easy to understand. The exercises at the end of each chapter provide a useful check of understanding and examples of how to apply the skills.Overall, this book is a very useful addition to the literature on evidence-based health care, providing clear strategies for incorporating decision analysis into our daily decision making.

Decision Modelling for Health Economic Evaluation

Book by Andrew Briggs, Karl Claxton, and Mark Sculpher. Provides a practical guide designed to encourage the reader to apply the modelling methods, includes step by step guide on how to set up a model, enter the data, analyze the results, and take this forward for future research. In addition, supporting material provided online, including exercise templates and solution files.

Demonstrating the Value of Healthcare: A Beginner’s Guide

by Ruth Whittington (Kindle Edition - 1 Aug 2012) - Kindle eBook. Buy: £8.04

Demystifying Factor Analysis: How It Works and How To Use It

Provides readers with insights into the practical use of factor analysis through clear and readable text with illustrative examples. To complement the edifying book, they also provide a new web-based tool that responds to the important need to document the replicability of the factor solution.

Dictionary of Health Economics

By AJ Culyer. This expansive Dictionary comprehensively covers the health economics, epidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, demography, medical sociology, medical statistics and bio-statistics, health policy, health administration and health service management, public health medicine and qualitative and quantitative research. Entries and definitions are provided for all key concepts listed with, in many cases, more extended entries on core or controversial ideas.

Does Participation In Clinical Research Really Matter?

Drugs, Ethics and Quality of Life: Cases and Materials on Ethical, Legal, and Public Policy Dilemmas in Medicine and Pharmacy Practice

Econometric analysis of cross section and panel data

By Woolbridge. This graduate text provides an intuitive but rigorous treatment of contemporary methods used in microeconometric research. The book makes clear that applied microeconometrics is about the estimation of marginal and treatment effects, and that parametric estimation is simply a means to this end. It also clarifies the distinction between causality and statistical association.

Econometric analysis of health data

by Jones & O'Donnell. The purpose of this book is to give readers convenient access to a collection of recent contributions that contain innovative applications of microeconometric methods to data on health and health care.

Economic Analysis in Health Care

By Stephen Morris, Nancy Devlin and David Parkin (2007). Core textbook for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students with knowledge of economic analysis and will appeal to an international audience. It adopts an international perspective, using examples and case studies from the UK, the rest of Europe, and other countries.

Economic Evaluation in Child Health , edited by Wendy Ungar,

Economic Evaluation in Health Care: Merging Theory with Practice

Edited by Drummond and McGuire. To accompany the hugely sccessful 'Methods for Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes 2e', this book is a thorough and rigorous discussion of the methodological principles and recent advances in the rapidly advancing field of theory and practice of economic evaluation in health care. The book covers the main areas of economic evaluation, including the methods for measuring costs and outcomes, the collection of data alongside clinical studies, ways of handling uncertainty, discounting and issues relating to the transferability of economic data.

Economic, Clinical, and Patient Reported Outcomes Research: Good Research Practices

This book, part of The ISPOR Outcomes Research Good Practices Series, will be a compilation of reports developed by ISPOR Task Forces and Special Interest Groups to address outcomes research methodological issues. Includes Ethics for researchers; modeling studies; economic/PE studies; real world studies; communicating outcomes research information to HC decision makers; use of outcomes research in HC decisions

Efficiency Measurement in Health and Health Care

By Hollingsworth and Peacock. This book provides a concise synthesis of leading edge research in the theory and practice of efficiency measurement in health and health care. The book outlines which methods are most suitable in which setting, how to specify valid models, and how to undertake a study and effectively disseminate results.

Epidemiology Made Easy

Incorporates the latest information to build up and strengthen the fundamentals of Epidemiology so that its concept is made clear to the undergraduate students with the objective to make it a favorite subject of students

Essentials of Pharmacoeconomics

By Karen Rascati, PhD. Defines terminology used in research and covers the application of economic-based evaluation methods to pharmaceutical products and services.

European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

This book reviews the relationship between health technology assessment and policy-making, and examines how to increase the contribution such research makes to policy- and decision-making processes. (by Garrido, Marcial Velasco, et.al)

Evidence-Based Medicine Workbook

Based on workshops. Great resource

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