Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Evaluation of Health Services

Edited by Sandeep Reddy

Deakin University


Aida Isabel Tavares

University of Lisbon

As the costs and resources of delivering health services have increased over the years, the importance of evaluating health services and interventions has become essential. An evaluation provides a systematic process of assessing the efficacy and efficiency of health services, including an assessment of their impact on beneficiaries, whether it be individuals or communities. Evaluation in the health sector includes the evaluation of burden disease where human and economic costs resulting from poor health are measured.In this book, various evaluation studies are detailed, providing an excellent resource for both evaluation practitioners and academics alike. The geographical range and variety of case studies showcase how evaluation has become integral for health service planning and assessment and to assist public health policy makers decide how to use limited resources to minimize burden and inequity. This book will act as a ready resource for both workers experienced in health service evaluation and those intending to learn about burden of disease of evaluation.

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Evaluation of Health ServicesEdited by Sandeep Reddy

Published: March 11th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.79149

ISBN: 978-1-83880-163-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-154-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-164-9

Copyright year: 2020

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5096 Total Chapter Downloads

10 Crossref Citations

13 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Evaluation of Health Services

By Sandeep Reddy


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2. Value-Based Evaluation of Chinese Provincial Health Insurance Policy Schemes

By Shanlian Hu, Anke-Peggy Holtorf, Kalman Wijaya, Jiangjiang He and Diana Brixner


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3. Age- and Sex-Specific Burden of Morbidity and Disability in India: A Current Scenario

By Ajit Kumar Yadav and Akansha Singh


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4. Evaluating the Efficiency of a Collaborative Learning Network in Supporting Third Sector Organisations in the UK

By Scott Steen and John Mellor-Clark


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5. Outbreak of Cholera Due to Cyclone Idai in Central Mozambique (2019)

By Edson Mongo, Edgar Cambaza, Robina Nhambire, Jacinto Singo and Edsone Machava


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6. Weighing Price and Performance for Decisions for Multisource Pharmaceutical Bidding in Public Hospitals in Thailand

By Anunchai Assawamakin, Anke-Peggy Holtorf and Nikolaos Maniadakis


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7. The Burden of Informal Caregivers of Alzheimer’s Patients: An Estimation to Portugal

By Aida Isabel Tavares and Carolina Freitas


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8. Methodology of Estimating Socioeconomic Burden of Disease Using National Health Insurance (NHI) Data

By Hyeon-Jin Choi and Eun-Whan Lee


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