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Published: 28 August 2009

312 Pages | 31 black-and-white line drawings

ISBN: 9780199550685

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The Economics of New Health Technologies

Incentives, organization, and financing

Edited by Joan Costa-Font, Christophe Courbage, and Alistair McGuire

  • Contains a general health economics perspective, relevant to those in both health economics and policy
  • Looks at the whole process of innovation, making it an important resource for practitioners in the public and private sectors
  • Broader then simple economic evaluation, the book considers the behavioural aspects, organization, incentives, adoption and diffusion of new health technologies
  • Hugely topical for modern healthcare, relevant to issues such as nano-technology, cloning, and tissue engineering
  • Contributions from international experts including economists, health policy analysts, clinicians, and social scientists

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