Cost Effectiveness Analysis

Author: Henry M. Levin
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761919341
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Business & Economics

This Second Edition of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis continues to provide the most current, step-by-step guide to planning and implementing a cost analysis study. Henry M. Levin and Patrick J. McEwan use detailed and varied examples from studies and articles, ranging from education to public health, to introduce the principles and practice of cost-effectiveness analysis. The authors take account of both the costs and the effects of selecting alternatives, and suggest methods of minimizing the costs of research. New to this edition: expanded coverage of cost effectiveness from types of technique to use, to how to interpret the data; the latest information on cost benefits analysis and how to relate it to outcome measures; in-depth chapter-end exercises to enable readers to sharpen their ability to evaluate policy options and program effectiveness; feedback appendix for readers to evaluate their responses to exercises; comprehensive bibliography of methodological sources on cost analysis and educational settings grouped by category. This thorough volume primes the reader to deal with any evaluation situation by studying cost-effective analysis in relation to cost-benefit analysis, cost-utility analysis, and cost-feasibility analysis.

Health Economics and Policy with Economic Applications

Author: James W. Henderson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780538481175
Release Date: 2012-08-14
Genre: Business & Economics

The 5th Edition of HEALTH ECONOMICS AND POLICY (WITH ECONOMIC APPLICATIONS) thoroughly demonstrates how microeconomic principles apply to health care delivery and its policies. The text explores the changing nature of health care, as well as the social and political sides of issues, and teaches students to analyze public policy from an economic perspective. Written for non-economics majors, HEALTH ECONOMICS AND POLICY (WITH ECONOMIC APPLICATIONS) delivers significant economic content and is also appropriate for economics majors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cost Benefit Analysis

Author: Anthony E. Boardman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781108448284
Release Date: 2017-12-14
Genre: Business & Economics

This authoritative text is a comprehensive and practical introduction to cost-benefit analysis, using problem solving.

Systems Effectiveness

Author: A. R. Habayeb
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781483286617
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Genre: Science

Highlights three principal applications of system effectiveness: hardware system evaluation, organizational development and evaluation, and conflict analysis. The text emphasizes the commonality of the system effectiveness discipline. The first part of the work presents a framework for system effectiveness, partitioning and hierarchy of hardware systems. The second part covers the structure, hierarchy, states, functions and activities of organizations. Contains an extended Appendix on mathematical concepts and also several project suggestions.

Applied Methods of Cost effectiveness Analysis in Healthcare

Author: Alastair M. Gray
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199227280
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Business & Economics

This book provides the reader with a comprehensive set of instructions and examples of how to perform an economic evaluation of a health intervention, focusing solely on cost-effectiveness analysis in healthcare.

Quality of Life Issues in Dermatology An Issue of Dermatologic Clinics E Book

Author: Suephy C. Chen
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455743988
Release Date: 2012-04-28
Genre: Medical

This issue defines the concepts and outlines the concerns surrounding quality of life issues in dermatology. Articles review the concepts of general versus disease-specific measures and include Patient Preference QOL Measures, and Review of Children and Family QOL Measures. Disease specific QOL topics are also included, such as Melanoma, Acne, and Eczema.

Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Economic Geography

Author: Charlie Karlsson
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 9780857932679
Release Date: 2015-02-27
Genre: Social Science

The main purpose of this Handbook is to provide overviews and assessments of the state-of-the-art regarding research methods, approaches and applications central to economic geography. The chapters are written by distinguished researchers from a variet

Management Technologies for E Commerce and E Business Applications

Author: Metin Feridun
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540000808
Release Date: 2002-10-09
Genre: Business & Economics

MythorReality?,ā€¯toprovideaforumforopendiscussionofthestate-of-the-art andrequirementsforquality-of-servicecon?guration,monitoring,andenfor- ment. Thisworkshopowesitssuccesstoallthemembersofthetechnicalprogram committee,whodidanexcellentjobofencouragingtheircolleaguesinthe?eld tosubmithigh-qualitypapers,andwhodevotedalotoftheirtimetohelpcreate anoutstandingtechnicalprogram. Wethankthemsincerely. Wearealsovery gratefultothevolunteerreviewerswhogavegenerouslyoftheirtimetomake thereviewprocesse?ective. October2002 GilbertBabin MetinFeridun PeterKropf Organization The13thIFIP/IEEEInternationalWorkshoponDistributedSystems:Opera- onsandManagement(DSOM2002)wassponsoredbyIFIP(TC6,Communi- tionSystems;WG6. 6,ManagementofNetworksandDistributedSystems),the IEEECommunicationsSociety,theMinist`eredelaRecherche,delaScienceetde laTechnologieduQuĀ´ebec,IBM,CIRANO(CenterforInteruniversityResearch andAnalysisonOrganizations),CRT(CenterofResearchonTransportation), andBombardier. ConferenceChairs MetinFeridun,IBMResearch,Switzerland PeterKropf,UniversityofMontreal,Canada LocalArrangementsChair GilbertBabin,HEC,Montreal,Canada TechnicalProgramCommittee SebastianAbeck,UniversityofKarlsruhe,Germany NikosAnerousis,Voicemate,USA GilbertBabin,HECMontreal,Canada RaoufBoutaba,UniversityofWaterloo,Canada TorstenBraun,UniversityofBern,Switzerland MarcusBrunner,NECEurope,Germany MarkBurgess,UniversityCollegeOslo,Norway OmarCherkaoui,UniversityofQuebecinMontreal,Canada AlexanderClemm,CiscoSystems,USA TheodorCrainic,UniversityofMontreal,Canada MarkusDebusmann,FHWiesbaden,Germany GabiDreo-Rodosek,LRZMunich,Germany OlivierFestor,LORIA/INRIA,France KurtGeihs,TechnicalUniversityBerlin,Germany Heinz-GerdHegering,UniversityofMunich,Germany JosephHellerstein,IBMResearch,USA GabrielJakobson,GabrielJakobsonAssociates,USA BrigitteJaumard,UniversityofMontreal,Canada AlexanderKeller,IBMResearch,USA YoshiakiKiriha,NEC,Japan LundyLewis,AprismaManagementTechnologies,USA VIII Organization AntonioLiotta,UniversityofSurrey,UK EmilLupu,ImperialCollege,UK HananLut?yya,UniversityofWesternOntario,Canada Jean-PhilippeMartin-Flatin,CERN,Switzerland GeorgePavlou,UniversityofSurrey,UK AikoPras,UniversityofTwente,TheNetherlands DannyRaz,Technion,Israel JuergenSchoenwaelder,TechnicalUniversityofBraunschweig,Germany AdarshpalSethi,UniversityofDelaware,USA MorrisSloman,ImperialCollege,UK RolfStadler,KTHStockholm,Sweden BurkhardStiller,ETHZurich,Switzerland RobertWeihmayer,VerizonE-Business,USA CarlosB. Westphall,FederalUniversityofSantaCatarina,Brazil Reviewers HamidAsgari,ThalesResearch,UK ChrisBohoris,UniversityofSurrey,UK MarkusDebusmann,FHWiesbaden,Germany ParisFlegkas,UniversityofSurrey,UK KlausHerrmann,TechnicalUniversityBerlin,Germany Sye-LoongKeoh,ImperialCollege,London,UK RemcovandeMeent,UniversityofTwente,TheNetherlands ThomasSchwotzer,TechnicalUniversityBerlin,Germany MartinStiemerling,NECEurope,Germany AndreasTanner,TechnicalUniversityBerlin,Germany AlvinYew,UniversityofSurrey,UK TableofContents KeynoteSpeakers MoreResearchIsIndeedNeededinE-commerce;WhereWereBusiness AcademiciansWhenWeNeededThem? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Jacques Nantel (HEC Montreal) CooltoCritical:ManagingWebServicesNow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Ellen Stokes (IBM/Tivoli Systems Management) PanelSession EnforcingQoS:MythorReality? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Organizers: Gabi Dreo Rodosek (Leibniz Supercomputing Center), Metin Feridun (IBM Research) ManagingQualityofService ModelingofService-LevelAgreementsforComposed Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 DavidDaly(UniversityofIllinoisatUrbana-Champaign),GautamKar (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center), William H. Sanders (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) TheArchitectureofNG-MON:APassiveNetworkMonitoringSystem forHigh-SpeedIPNetworks. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Data and Applications Security and Privacy XXVII

Author: Lingyu Wang
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783642392566
Release Date: 2013-07-10
Genre: Computers

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 27th IFIP WG 11.3 International Conference on Data and Applications Security and Privacy, DBSec 2013, held in Newark, NJ, USA in July 2013. The 16 revised full and 6 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 45 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on privacy, access control, cloud computing, data outsourcing, and mobile computing.