Healthcare Management and Economics: Perspectives on Public and Private Administration

Healthcare Management and Economics: Perspectives on Public and Private Administration

Mika Markus Merviö (Kibi International University, Japan)
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Release Date: April, 2013|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 270
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-3982-9
ISBN13: 9781466639829|ISBN10: 1466639822|EISBN13: 9781466639836
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The long-standing debate on public vs. private healthcare systems has forced an examination of these organizations, in particular whether these approaches play corresponding or conflicting roles in service to global citizens.

Healthcare Management and Economics: Perspectives on Public and Private Administration discusses public and private healthcare organizations by gathering perspectives on the differences in service, management, delivery, and efficiency. Highlighting the impact of citizens and information technology in these healthcare processes, this book is a vital collection of research for practitioners, academics, and scholars in the healthcare management field.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Comparative methodology
  • Human Resource Management
  • Primary Health Services
  • Public-Private Healthcare Management
  • Service Delivery
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Mika Markus Merviö is Professor of International Relations at the Kibi International University, Okayama, Japan. Previously he has been working at the University of Tampere, Finland, from 1983-1995, and from which he also received his Ph.D. (International Relations). Then he moved to the International Christian University, Tôkyô, Japan as a JSPS researcher and from there to the Miyazaki International University and the University of Shimane, where he worked as a Professor. From 2000 he has been working at the Kibi International University. His research interests include political and social issues, history, art and environment.
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