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National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR)

Core Health Policy Library Recommendations, 2000

by Naomi R. Adelman, M.L.S.

for Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy

funded by National Library of Medicine


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Altman, S. H. & Reinhardt, U. E. (Eds.). (1996). Strategic choices for a changing health care system. Chicago: Health Administration Press.

Blank, R. H. & Bonnicksen, A. L. (Eds.). (1992). Emerging issues in biomedical policy: An annual review. Volume 1. New York: Columbia University Press.

Feldman, R.D. & Pauly, M. V. (Eds.). (2000). American health care: Government, market processes, and the public interest. Somerset, NJ: Transaction Publishers.

Feldstein, P. J. (1996). The politics of health legislation: An economic perspective (2nd ed.). Chicago: Health Administration Press.

Fuchs, V. R. (1994). The future of health policy. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Garber, A. M. (Ed.). (2000). Frontiers in health policy research (3rd ed.). Cambridge: MIT Press.

Ginzburg, E. (Ed.). (1991). Health services research; Key to health policy. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Lee, P. R. & Estes, C. L. (Eds.). (2000). The nation's health (5th ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers.

Marmor, T. R. (2000). The politics of medicare (2nd ed.). New York: Aldine De Gruyter.

Rover, J. (1999). Health care policy and politics A to Z (CQ's ready reference encyclopedia of American government). Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Books.

Shortell, S. M., Gillies, R. R. & Anderson, D. A. (2000). Remaking health care in America (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Shortell, S. M. & Reinhardt, U. E. (Eds.). (1992). Improving health policy and management: Nine critical issues for the 1990s. Ann Arbor: Health Administration Press.

Starr, P. (1982). The social transformation of American medicine. New York: Basic Books

Plus titles from the Delmar Series in Health Services Administration. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, including:

Feldstein, P. J. (1999). Health care economics (5th ed.).

Litman, T. J. & Robins, L.S. (Eds.). (1997). Health politics and policy (3rd ed.). [wait for new edition]

Shortell, S. M. & Kaluzny, A. D. (Eds.). (2000). Health care management: Organization, design and behavior (4th ed.).

And titles from the RWJF Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research , including:

Millenson, M. L. (1997). Demanding medical excellence: Doctors and accountability in the information age.

Robinson, J. C. (1999). The corporate practice of medicine: Competition and innovation in health care.

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