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Product Description: There's a running joke among radiologists: finding a tumor in a mammogram is akin to finding a snowball in a blizzard. A bit of medical gallows humor, this simile illustrates the difficulties of finding signals (the snowball) against a background of noise (the blizzard)...read more

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9780465050642 | 1 edition (Basic Books, February 23, 2016), cover price $27.99 | About this edition: There's a running joke among radiologists: finding a tumor in a mammogram is akin to finding a snowball in a blizzard.

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Product Description: Today more people travel to Hungary for dental care than to any other country in Europe. The fascinating story of how Hungary became Europe's dental chair is a case study in medical tourism, which has become a growing multi-billion-dollar industry — exploding in places as varied as India, Brazil, Korea, and Costa Rica — as countries rewrite laws to compete for patients...read more

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9780990976387 | 1 edition (Columbia Global Reports, February 9, 2016), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Today more people travel to Hungary for dental care than to any other country in Europe.

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Product Description: The 2015 winner of the Brown Democracy Medal, Joan C. Tronto, argues in Who Cares? that we need to rethink American democracy, as well as our own fundamental values and commitments, from a caring perspective. Asserting that Americans are facing a "caring deficit"―that there are simply too many demands on our time to care adequately for children, elderly people, and ourselves―she asks us to reconsider how we allocate care responsibilities...read more

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9781501702747 | Cornell Univ Pr, October 30, 2015, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: The 2015 winner of the Brown Democracy Medal, Joan C.

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Product Description: The formation of health professionals is critical for the health system to function and to achieve its universal health coverage (UHC) goals. This is well recognized by the majority of governments that plan to ensure enough training places and aim to regulate in order to ensure quality...read more

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9781464806162 | World Bank, October 14, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The formation of health professionals is critical for the health system to function and to achieve its universal health coverage (UHC) goals.

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Product Description: This book disentangles the issues in connection with the advancement of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and its interface with health policy. It highlights the factors that should shape its progress in the near future. Interdisciplinary and critical views from a number of professionals are put together in a prescient order to cast some light and make recommendations as to the next steps HTA should take to be fit for purpose...read more

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9783319150031 | Adis, January 22, 2015, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: This book disentangles the issues in connection with the advancement of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and its interface with health policy.

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Product Description: Using an approach that combines transnational and comparative social policy analysis with international relations, this book assesses various global social policy actors and compares their ideas and prescriptions about national health care systems...read more

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9781137308887 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 10, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Using an approach that combines transnational and comparative social policy analysis with international relations, this book assesses various global social policy actors and compares their ideas and prescriptions about national health care systems.

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Product Description: The identified lives effect describes the fact that people demonstrate a stronger inclination to assist persons and groups identified as at high risk of great harm than those who will or already suffer similar harm, but endure unidentified...read more
By Nir Eyal (editor)

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9780190217471 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 6, 2015), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The identified lives effect describes the fact that people demonstrate a stronger inclination to assist persons and groups identified as at high risk of great harm than those who will or already suffer similar harm, but endure unidentified.

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Product Description: This book is written with an acute awareness of the need for new insight to ensure (1) universal protection in basic healthcare; (2) providing choice; (3) efficient production and consumption of healthcare services; (4) financial sustainability of the healthcare system...read more

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9780203095621 | Routledge, October 11, 2012, cover price $152.00 | About this edition: Book by Ho, Lok-sang
9780415664806 | 1 edition (Routledge, August 8, 2012), cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This book is written with an acute awareness of the need for new insight to ensure (1) universal protection in basic healthcare; (2) providing choice; (3) efficient production and consumption of healthcare services; (4) financial sustainability of the healthcare system.

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9780415705783 | Reprint edition (Routledge, July 17, 2014), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: This book is written with an acute awareness of the need for new insight to ensure (1) universal protection in basic healthcare; (2) providing choice; (3) efficient production and consumption of healthcare services; (4) financial sustainability of the healthcare system.

By John Ehiri (editor)

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9780387892443 | Springer Verlag, November 30, 2009, cover price $99.00

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9781461499015 | Reprint edition (Springer Verlag, November 30, 2014), cover price $99.00

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Product Description: In contemporary manifestations of public health rituals and events, people are being increasingly united around what they hold in common-their material being and humanity. As a cult of humanity, public health provides a moral force in society that replaces 'traditional' religions in times of great diversity or heterogeneity of peoples, activities and desires...read more

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9780857453396 | Berghahn Books, March 1, 2012, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: In contemporary manifestations of public health rituals and events, people are being increasingly united around what they hold in common-their material being and humanity.

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9781782385189 | Berghahn Books, May 6, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In contemporary manifestations of public health rituals and events, people are being increasingly united around what they hold in common-their material being and humanity.

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Product Description: Interest in implementation research is growing, largely in recognition of the contribution it can make to maximizing the beneficial impact of health interventions. As a relatively new and, until recently, rather neglected field within the health sector, implementation research is something of an unknown quantity for many...read more

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9789241506212 | 1 edition (World Health Organization, March 31, 2014), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Interest in implementation research is growing, largely in recognition of the contribution it can make to maximizing the beneficial impact of health interventions.

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Product Description: A compilation of essays which examine the response of the new Right to health policy issues. While economic circumstances dictate the pressures placed on policy-makers, it is argued that there is a gap between the rhetoric they espouse and the actions/initiatives taken.
By Christa Altenstetter (editor) and Stuart C. Haywood (editor)

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9780312053437 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 1, 1991, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Economic circumstances in each country in the 1980s explain the particular pressures placed on policy makers for developing solutions to old and new health problems.

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9781349117796 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 14, 2014, cover price $79.99 | About this edition: A compilation of essays which examine the response of the new Right to health policy issues.

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Product Description: There is very little argument that the world is facing severe environmental challenges. Ongoing air and water pollution, increasing energy consumption, and the depletion of natural resources have all placed considerable stress on the capacity of our environment to support the present quality of human life in a sustainable manner...read more
By Magda Barrera (editor)

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9780199974702 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 11, 2013), cover price $79.00 | About this edition: There is very little argument that the world is facing severe environmental challenges.

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Product Description: The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics provides an accessible and authoritative guide to health economics, intended for scholars and students in the field, as well as those in adjacent disciplines including health policy and clinical medicine...read more
By Peter C. Smith (editor)

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9780199238828 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 26, 2011, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics provides an accessible and authoritative guide to health economics, intended for scholars and students in the field, as well as those in adjacent disciplines including health policy and clinical medicine.

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9780199675401 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, July 12, 2013), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics provides an accessible and authoritative guide to health economics, intended for scholars and students in the field, as well as those in adjacent disciplines including health policy and clinical medicine.

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Product Description: This seventh book in the Prevention Practice Kit illustrates how carefully constructed programs are involved with reaching prevention goals. Using examples and drawing from a clearly presented framework, this book helps readers easily translate concepts of program development and evaluation (PD&E) into doable, practical steps...read more

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9781452258010 | Sage Pubns, December 20, 2012, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: This seventh book in the Prevention Practice Kit illustrates how carefully constructed programs are involved with reaching prevention goals.

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Product Description: Human health exists at the interface of environment and society. Decades of work by researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers has shown that health is shaped by a myriad of factors, including the biophysical environment, climate, political economy, gender, social networks, culture, and infrastructure...read more
By Kelley A. Crews (editor) and Brian King (editor)

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9780415590662 | Routledge, October 26, 2012, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Human health exists at the interface of environment and society.

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Product Description: Operations research tools are ideally suited to providing solutions and insights for the many problems health policy-maker's face. Indeed, a growing body of literature on health policy analysis, based on operations research methods, has emerged to address the problems mentioned above and several others...read more
By Gregory S. Zaric (editor)

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9781461465065 | Springer Verlag, April 11, 2013, cover price $209.00 | About this edition: Operations research tools are ideally suited to providing solutions and insights for the many problems health policy-maker's face.

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9781489998286 | 1 edition (Springer Verlag, April 16, 2015), cover price $209.00 | About this edition: Operations research tools are ideally suited to providing solutions and insights for the many problems health policy-maker's face.

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Product Description: How do certain policy issues come to be regarded as "global"? Whose responsibility is it to address them? Why do new global organizations emerge, and how do they interact with the existing system of national and international policymaking? This book takes a unique approach to these questions by focusing on four entities: a globalizing sector (health), a global disease (HIV/AIDS), a global organization (the Global Fund), and a major sovereign nation (China)...read more

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9781137020826 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 18, 2012, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: How do certain policy issues come to be regarded as "global"?

By Aasta Fagerland (editor)

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9781620810507 | 1 edition (Nova Science Pub Inc, June 30, 2012), cover price $65.00

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Product Description: Book annotation not available for this title.Title: Building Community CapacityAuthor: Caron, Rosemary M. (EDT)/ Merrick, Joav (EDT)Publisher: Nova Science Pub IncPublication Date: 2012/09/30Number of Pages: 196Binding Type: HARDCOVERLibrary of Congress: 2012002176
By Joav Merrick (editor)

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9781620810224 | 1 edition (Nova Biomedical, September 30, 2012), cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Book annotation not available for this title.

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Product Description: Given that privacy of the doctor-patient relationship is at the heart of good health care, and that the electronic health record (EHR) is at the heart of good eHealth practice, the question arises: Is privacy legislation at the heart of the EHR? The second global survey on eHealth conducted by the Global Observatory for eHealth (GOe) set out to answer that question by investigating the extent to which the legal frameworks in the Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO) address the need to protect patient privacy in EHRs as health care systems move towards leveraging the power of EHRs to deliver safer, more efficient, and more accessible health care...read more
By World Health Organization (corporate author)

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9789241503143 | World Health Organization, April 30, 2012, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: Given that privacy of the doctor-patient relationship is at the heart of good health care, and that the electronic health record (EHR) is at the heart of good eHealth practice, the question arises: Is privacy legislation at the heart of the EHR?

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Product Description: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications...read more
By David Haugen (editor) and Susan Musser (editor)

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9780737757262 | Greenhaven Pr, April 6, 2012, cover price $33.80 | About this edition: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.

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9780737757255 | 1 edition (Greenhaven Pr, April 6, 2012), cover price $48.80 | About this edition: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.

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Product Description: Negotiating Public Health in a Globalized World provides health policy-makers with practical information and tools for negotiation, to help them create better international health agreements and programs. 

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9789400727793 | 1 edition (Springer Verlag, January 4, 2012), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Negotiating Public Health in a Globalized World provides health policy-makers with practical information and tools for negotiation, to help them create better international health agreements and programs.

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Product Description: This book examines how healthcare organisations shape, adapt and resist developments in healthcare policy and practice. This is an international text bringing together contributions from around the globe and covers a wide range of different discussions in relation to the policy/practice gap...read more
By Russell Mannion (editor)

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9780230297937 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 15, 2012, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: This book examines how healthcare organisations shape, adapt and resist developments in healthcare policy and practice.

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