Social, Economic, and Political Perspectives on Public Health Policy-Making

Social, Economic, and Political Perspectives on Public Health Policy-Making

Rahmatollah Gholipour (University of Tehran, Iran) and Khadijeh Rouzbehani (University of Tehran, Iran)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: February, 2016|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 329
ISBN13: 9781466699441|ISBN10: 1466699442|EISBN13: 9781466699458|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9944-1

Description

Presently, the healthcare industry is grappling with many challenges both nationally and globally, including escalating costs, a move to a preventative care environment and a technology savvy patient with high expectations. To accommodate the changing health demands of the current global population, public healthcare policy must undergo a critical analysis.

Social, Economic, and Political Perspectives on Public Health Policy-Making provides an extensive and rich compilation of research on the role of public policy in the healthcare sector and how policy reform will impact the future of healthcare delivery and administration. This research-based publication is composed of chapters from various international experts in the healthcare sector, focusing on the areas of healthcare access, quality, and value in the 21st century. Government agencies, policymakers, healthcare professionals, hospital administrators, and graduate-level students studying within the fields of government and healthcare administration will find this publication to be an essential resource.

Topics Covered

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

  • Federal Healthcare Financing
  • Healthcare Costs
  • Healthcare in Developing Countries
  • Healthcare Policy
  • Infectious Disease
  • Media Influence
  • Nonprofit institutions
  • Public Reporting

Reviews and Testimonials

Editors Gholipour and Rouzbehani present readers with a collection of academic and scholarly articles on the role of public policy in the healthcare sector and the impact of policy reform on future healthcare administration and delivery. The twelve selections that make up the main body of the text are devoted to policy making to manage public issues, health policy implementation and its barriers, the study of public reporting of healthcare and many other related subjects.

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Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Khadijeh Rouzbehani is a distinguished researcher in university of Tehran who has been running her consulting firm for roughly a decade. She has been consulting and running workshops in Iran. Her expertise is Policy analysis, policy evaluation, Health policy, organizational behavior and leadership, ethics and KM.

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