Institutions and Organizations

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Emerging Infectious Disease Surveillance in Southeast Asia: Cambodia, Indonesia, and the Naval Area Medical Research Unit 2

January 2012

Emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) pose international security threats because of their potential to inflict harm upon humans, crops, livestock, health infrastructure, and economies.

Prescribing Institutions: Explaining the Evolution of Physician Dispensing (journal article)

December 2011

Health systems provide a rich field for testing hypotheses of institutional economics.

Prescribing Institutions: Explaining the Evolution of Physician Dispensing (working paper)

October 2011

A condensed version of this paper is published in the Journal of Institutional Economics (2012) 8(2): 247-270.Abstract: Health systems provide a rich field for testing hypotheses of institutional...

Health Expenditures in Pakistan: Cross-Checking Household Expenditure Data on Health for NHA and Adjustment with National Accounts

December 2010

According to hitherto available data, health expenditures in Pakistan are relatively low in international comparison.

The Imbalance between Patient Needs and the Limited Competence of Top-Level Health Providers in Urban China: An Empirical Study

November 2010

Objective: To show the pattern of patient satisfaction with top-level delivery organizations (Level 2 and Level 3 hospitals), and using neo-institutionalism approach to explain the relatively low...

Provider Payment Incentives: International Comparisons

December 2009

This issue of the International Journal of Healthcare Finance and Economics features eightarticles evaluating different provider payment methods in comparative international perspective, with...

Allocation of Control Rights and Cooperation Efficiency in Public-Private Partnerships: Theory and Evidence from the Chinese Pharmaceutical Industry

March 2009

This article uses incomplete contract theory to study the allocation of control rights in public-private partnerships (PPPs) between pharmaceutical enterprises and nonprofit organizations; it also...

Has the Use of Physician Gatekeepers Declined among HMOs? Evidence from the United States

December 2008

Since the mid-1980s, health maintenance organizations (HMOs) have grown rapidly in the United States.  Despite initial successes in constraining health care costs, HMOs have come under increasing...

Ownership and performance of health service organizations: Evidence from hospitals

December 2006

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