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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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Knowledge and the Transformation of Health Care; 1 Health Care Reform and the Social Sciences: The (Not So) Great Transformation?; 2 Conceptualising Health Care Change: Regimes, Implements, Boundaries; 3 The Market: A Biography of the QALY; 4 The Laboratory: The Making of Evidence in Health Care; 5 The Forum: Choreographing Public Deliberation; 6 The Situated Complexity of Health Care; 7 Conclusion; References; Index