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Author McLaughlin, Curtis P.

Title Health policy analysis : an interdisciplinary approach / Curtis P. McLaughlin, Craig D. McLaughlin.

Published Sudbury, MA ; London : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  362.10973 MCLA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 437 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-423) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Pt. I. The context -- Ch. 2. Where are we? -- Ch. 3. How did we get here? -- Ch. 4. Where do we want to go? -- Ch. 5. What are the governmental alternatives? : many actors, many proposals -- Ch. 6. Alternative responses and initiatives of institutions and professions -- Pt. II. The policy analysis process -- Ch. 7. The policy analysis process - identification and definition -- Ch. 8. The policy analysis process - evaluation - technology assessment -- Ch. 9. The policy analysis process - evaluation - political feasibility -- Ch. 10. The policy analysis process - evaluation - economic viability -- Ch. 11. The policy process - analysis of values - last but not least -- Ch. 12. Implementation strategy and planning -- Pt. III. The professional as a participant -- Ch. 13. What is likely to work -- Ch. 14. Health professional leadership -- Ch. 15. Conclusion - all those levers and no fulcrum.
Summary "Drawing from the perspectives of a variety of disciplines, this innovative text is unlike any other of its kind. Health Policy Analysis: An Interdisciplinary Approach analyzes current U.S. health policy and proposes various alternatives for developing future health policy without pushing a single solution set - rather, it considers the perspectives of economics, political science, management, communications, technology, and public health."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author McLaughlin, Craig.
Subject Medical policy -- United States.
Health planning -- United States.
Standard Number 2572368
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