Healthcare Administration and Management Products

  • China's New Public Health Insurance

    Challenges to Health Reforms and the New Rural Co-operative Medical System

    By Armin Mller

    Especially since the 2003 SARS crisis, China’s healthcare system has become a growing source of concern, both for citizens and the Chinese government. China’s once praised public health services have deteriorated into a system driven by economic constraints, in which poor people often fail to get…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Becoming a Nurse

    Fundamentals of Professional Practice for Nursing, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Derek Sellman, Paul Snelling

    The guidelines and skills required to become a nurse are always changing and it can be difficult to stay up-to-date with the current standards. This book has been specifically designed to address the main skills you need to meet NMC requirements. Becoming a Nurse will demystify what you need to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Financing Healthcare in China

    Towards universal health insurance

    By Sabrina Ching Yuen Luk

    China’s current social medical insurance system has nominally covered more than 95 per cent of 1.4 billion population in China and is moving towards the ambitious goal of universal health insurance coverage. Challenges posed by a rapidly ageing population, an inherently discriminatory design of the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Deconstructing the Welfare State

    Managing Healthcare in the Age of Reform

    By Paula Hyde, Edward Granter, John Hassard, Leo McCann

    Who are NHS middle managers? What do they do, and why and how do they do it’? This book explores the daily realities of working life for middle managers in the UK’s National Health Service during a time of radical change and disruption to the entire edifice of publicly-funded healthcare. It is an…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22
    Routledge

  • Designing Public Spaces in Hospitals

    By Nicoletta Setola, Sabrina Borgianni

    Designing Public Spaces in Hospitals illustrates that in addition to their aesthetic function, public spaces in hospitals play a fundamental role concerning people’s satisfaction and experience of health care. The book highlights how spatial properties, such as accessibility, visibility, proximity,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Resource Allocation in Health Care

    Cost-utility, social value, and fairness

    By Andrea Klonschinski

    The question of how to allocate scarce medical resources has become an important public policy issue in recent decades. Cost-utility analysis is the most commonly used method for determining the allocation of these resources, but this book counters the argument that overcoming its inherent…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • Analysing Health Care Organizations

    A Personal Anthology

    By Ewan Ferlie

    Analysing Health Care Organizations seeks to link the world of health policy and management with the academic field of organization studies in a novel and additive way. It outlines the main developments in UK health care management apparent over the last thirty years and explores how they…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health Management

  • Institutionalizing Assisted Reproductive Technologies

    The Role of Science, Professionalism, and Regulatory Control

    By Alexander Styhre, Rebecka Arman

    Reproductive medicine has been very successful at developing new therapies in recent years and people having difficulties conceiving have more options available to them than ever before. These developments have led to a new institutional landscape emerging and this innovative volume explores how…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architecture

    By Stephen Verderber

    Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architecture is the first book to examine the ways that healthcare architecture can provide better assistance in disaster-stricken communities. Aimed at architects and other professionals working across the disaster relief sector, it provides: An overview of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Organizations, Communication, and Health

    Edited by Tyler R. Harrison, Elizabeth A. Williams

    Organizations, Communication, and Health focuses on theories and constructs of organizational communication and their relationship to health. The goal of the volume is to offer a current picture of organizational and organizing processes and practices related to health. Research in the area of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-18
    Routledge

  • Managing Arts Programs in Healthcare

    Edited by Patricia Dewey Lambert

    A growing body of research demonstrates how the arts – including literary, performing and visual arts as well as architecture and design – can greatly enhance the experience of healthcare, contributing to improved health outcomes, a better patient experience and lower healthcare costs. This unique…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26
    Routledge

  • Pharmaceutical Industry and Public Policy in Post-reform India

    By Reji K. Joseph

    This book examines the impact of economic reforms in India on the pharmaceutical industry and access to medicines. It traces the changing production and trade pattern of the industry, research and development (R&D) preferences and strategies of Indian pharmaceutical firms, patent system…

    Hardback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge India
    Critical Political Economy of South Asia

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