Health Economics: Efficiency, Quality, and Equity


This book is a thorough, balanced, and insightful study of the present status and future direction of health care economics and its far-reaching ramifications. Eastaugh provides exhaustive analyses of such major issues as: cost behavior and cost functions; economic models and physician behavior; cost sharing, managed care, and competition health plans; equity, access and the urban medical center; consumer education, service quality and health manpower; efficiency and cost-benefit; and future policy trends. It is designed to provide the tools necessary to balance issues of efficiency and quality.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1992


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