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Managerial Epidemiology



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"Managerial Epidemiology Concepts and Cases, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to epidemiology and explains how to use epidemiological concepts and tools to improve decisions about the management of health services. Throughout the book, basic principles are presented and then expanded upon with healthcare management applications and case studies. This edition features a new approach. Rather than separating epidemiology principles from application, it blends theory and application in each chapter."--BOOK JACKET.

Author Biography

Steven T. Fleming is an associate professor of epidemiology and health services management in the College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky.

Table of Contents

Concepts, Principles, and Applications
An Introduction to Managerial Epidemiologyp. 3
Infectious Disease Epidemiologyp. 17
Measuring and Interpreting Morbidityp. 43
Healthcare Planning and Needs Assessmentp. 67
Quality of Care Measurementp. 97
Mortality and Risk Adjustmentp. 125
Descriptive Epidemiology: Time, Place, Personp. 153
Epidemiology and Finance
Epidemiology and Financial Managementp. 177
Cost-Effectiveness Analysisp. 205
Evidence-Based Management and Medicine
Statistical Toolsp. 237
Case Control Studiesp. 267
Cohort Studiesp. 295
Randomized Clinical Trialsp. 321
Clinical Epidemiology and Decision Makingp. 353
Applications of Epidemiology to Specific Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseasep. 387
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infectionp. 417
Alzheimer's Diseasep. 441
Indexp. 473
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