The cost disease : why computers get cheaper and health care doesn't / William J. Baumol ; with contributions by David de Ferranti . . . [et al.].
par Baumol, William J; De Ferranti, David M; Malach, Monte; Pablos-Méndez, Ariel; Wu, Lilian Gomory.Materialtype: LivreÉditeur : New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, c2012Description : xxi, 249 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN : 9780300179286 (hbk.); 9780300179286 ; 9780300179286.Sujet(s) : Medical care, Cost of -- United States | Health care costs -- United States | Cost of illness -- United States -- CostsClassification Dewey : 338.520973 B348
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Spring 2013 Selected Accessions List -- Health
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-235) and index.
Part I: The survivable cost disease. Why health-care costs keep rising ; What causes the cost disease, and will it persist? ; The future has arrived ; Yes, we can afford it ; Dark sides of the disease : terrorism and environmental destruction ; Common misunderstandings of the cost disease : cost versus quality and financial versus "physical" output measures ; The cost disease and global health -- Part 2: Technical aspects of the cost disease. Hybrid industries and the cost disease ; Productivity growth, employment allocation, and the special case of business services -- Part 3: Opportunities for cutting health-care costs. Business services in health care ; Yes, we can cut health-care costs even if we cannot reduce their growth rate -- Conclusions : Where are we headed and what should we do?