The global challenge of health care rationing / edited by Angela Coulter and Chris Ham.

Philadelphia, PA : Open University Press, 2000.
xii, 267 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.


Related name
State of health series. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • 1. Introduction: International experience of rationing (or priority setting) / Chris Ham and Angela Coulter -- 2. Setting priorities: what is holding us back - inadequate information or inadequate institutions? / Rudolf Klein and Alan Williams -- 3. Developments in the Nordic countries - goodbye to the simple solutions / Soren Holm -- 4. Reactivation of the prioritization process in Finnish health care / Jorma Palo -- 5. Israel's basic basket of health services: the importance of being explicitly implicit / David Chinitz, Carmel Shalev and Boaz Lev / [et al.] -- 6. Setting priorities 'American style' / Carolyn M. Clancy and Marion Danis -- 7. Health priority dilemmas in developing countries / John H. Bryant -- 8. Public health priorities and the social determinants of ill health / Kausar S. Khan -- 9. Accountability for reasonableness in private and public health insurance / Norman Daniels -- 10. Tragic choices in health care: lesson from the Child B case / Chris Ham --
  • 11. Fairness as a problem of love and the heart: a clinician's perspective on priority setting / James E. Sabin -- 12. The ethics of decentralizing health care priority setting in Canada / John R. Williams and Michael Yeo -- 13. Priority setting and health technology assessment: beyond evidence-based medicine and cost-effectiveness analysis / Douglas K. Martin and Peter A. Singer -- 14. The rationing of surgery: clinical judgement vs. priority access scoring / Elizabeth Dennett and Bryan Parry -- 15. Public involvement in health care priority setting: are the methods appropriate and valid? / Penelope M. Mullen -- 16. Rationing health care in New Zealand - how the public has a say / Wendy Edgar -- 17. Explicit rationing, deprivation disutility and denial disutility: evidence from a qualitative study / Joanna Coast -- 18. Priority setting in practice / Sian Griffiths, John Reynolds and Tony Hope --
  • 19. When sentiments run high: the Di Bella case and others / Silvio Garattini and Vittorio Bertele -- 20. Increasing demand for a accountability: is there a professional response? / Ole Frithjof Norheim -- 21. Conclusion: Where are we now? / Chris Ham and Angela Coulter.
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  • 0335204635 (pb.)
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