NIT Rourkela Syllabus BTech HEALTH ECONOMICS AND POLICY

 NIT Rourkela Syllabus | B-Tech |HEALTH ECONOMICS AND POLICY

 

 

 

 HEALTH ECONOMICS AND POLICY

                                                            (Faculty I/C Prof J.Pradhan)

Economics and Health Economics; The Relevance of Economics in Health Care; Micro

Economics Tools in Health Economics; A Simple Model of Demand, Supply and Price

Determination, Elasticity of Demand, Applying Elasticity of Demand to Health Policy; The

Economics of Consumer Choice;  The Theory of Firm Behavior, Welfare Implication,

Imperfect Competition; Economic Efficiency and Cost Effectiveness in Health Care; The

Demand for Health, Measuring Health Status, Determinants of Health Status, Medical

Care as An Investment, Factor Influencing Demand for Medical care, Measuring

Demand for Medical Care;  The Changing World of Health Care Finance, Private Health 8

Insurance, Social Health Insurance, Theory of Risk and Insurance, Health Insurance and

Market Failure, Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Methods for Calculating QALYs and DALYs; The

Impact of Economic Evaluation on Decision Making in Health Care, Lessons for Public

Health Policy.

Essential Reading:

1. D. Wonderling, R. Gruen and N. Black, Introduction to Health Economics,

Maidenhead: Open University Press, 2005.

2. S. Folland, A. Goodman and M. Stano, Economics of Health and Health Care,

Pearson/Prentice Hall

Suggested Reading:

1. A.Clewer, and  D.Perkins,  Economics for Health Care Management, Prentice

Hall, London,1998

2. C.  Donaldson, and  K.Gerard,  Economics of Health Care Financing, Macmillan

Press. 2nd Edition , 2005  

3. S.  Morris,  Health Economics for Nurses: An Introductory Guide, Prentice Hall,

1998

4. C. Phillips, Health Economics: An Introduction f

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