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Cost and clinical effectiveness are at the centre of government policy on nhs provision that is why health economics has a key role to play as pharmaceutical companies strive to demonstrate that the medicines they market provide value for money, say stuart carroll and ross carroll. The economics of health care quality and medical errors we will review a number of reports that explore the economic impact of quality health care and discuss the work and achievement of three leading hospitals and health systems and discussed the importance of a culture of patient. This article is published in collaboration with the bill and melinda gates foundation investing in the health system not only saves lives, it is also a crucial investment in the wider ec. Features of health economics for low-income count ries information and time prices are also quite important health economics is concerned with the formal analysis of costs, benefits, management, and consequences of health and health care. Author francis collins director, national institutes of health, usa, and a member of the global agenda council on the future of the health sector. Two basic points are 1) economics is about resource allocation, and 2) efficiency in resource use applying economic thinking to health care presents challenges to researchers and will require new approaches to analysis.
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