The Transformation of Contemporary Health Care : the Market, the Laboratory, and the Forum.

The past three decades have seen enormous changes in the organisation of health care. This book explores the role of knowledge production and technology on these transformations, focusing on the market (attempts to embed principles of economic rationality and efficient use of resources in the shapin...

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Main Author: Moreira, Tiago
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series:Routledge studies in health and social welfare.
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Summary:The past three decades have seen enormous changes in the organisation of health care. This book explores the role of knowledge production and technology on these transformations, focusing on the market (attempts to embed principles of economic rationality and efficient use of resources in the shaping and delivery of health care), the laboratory (science, experiments and 'evidence' in the management of research, practice and policy) and the forum (the application of deliberative procedures and other forms of public consultation to health care decision making).
Physical Description:1 online resource (191 pages).
ISBN:9781136274268
113627426X