Rationing in Health Care: The Theory and Practice of Priority Setting
The challenges faced by those rationing scarce health care resources have intensified following the economic downturn. This book tackles this challenge by exploring the latest thinking and practice on priority setting methods. In an accessible style the book brings together theories, practice and evidence from a wide range of disciplines and provides practical, evidence-based prescriptions for decision makers. It will be of interest to all health care managers and students of health care policy and management.
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1 An introduction to priority setting
2 The ethics of priority setting
3 Public participation in priority setting
4 Priority setting and economic evaluation
5 Multicriteria decision analysis and prioritysetting processes
6 The politics of priority setting
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Rationing in health care: The theory and practice of priority setting
Iestyn Williams,Suzanne Robinson
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 2011
allocative efficiency and/or approach areas argue Avastin benefits British MedicalJournal broader challenge Chapter citizens clinical clinicians communitarian complex consensus context cost-effectiveness criteria decision analysis decision-making process deliberation deliberative polling discussion disinvestment economic evaluation effective efficiency ethical frameworks ethical principles evidence example exercise explicit priority setting funding health care rationing health care resources health care systems health economics Herceptin identified impact implementation important individuals institutions interest groups issues leadership legitimacy levels literature marginal analysis maximise MCDA Mitton multi-criteria decision analysis ofpriority setting ofthe opportunity cost organisations outcomes overall patient PBMA PCTs perspective political population Portsmouth scorecard practice priority setters priority-setting decisions priority-setting processes problems programme budgeting public involvement public participation QALY Quality-Adjusted rationing relation relevant resource allocation decisions role rule of rescue sensemaking social stakeholders strategies techniques tool treatment values wicked problems