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Optimizing Health: Improving the Value of Healthcare Delivery

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    Chapter 1 “CLINECS”: Strategy and Tactics to Provide Evidence of the Usefulness of Health Care Services from the Patient's Perspective (Value for Patients)
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    Chapter 2 Systems View of Health Care
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    Chapter 3 Seeking Justice in Health Care
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    Chapter 4 Evidence-Based Medicine and Ethics: Desired and Undesired Effects of Screening
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    Chapter 5 Paradoxes of Medical Progress: Abandoned Patients, Physicians, and Nurses
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    Chapter 6 Theory Behind the Bridge Principles
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    Chapter 7 How to Measure Quality of Life
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    Chapter 8 New Instrument to Describe Indicators of Well-Being in Old Old Patients with Severe Dementia: Vienna List
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    Chapter 9 Patient Empowerment: Increased Compliance or Total Transformation?
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    Chapter 10 Shared Decision Making in Medicine
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    Chapter 11 Overdiagnosis and Pseudodisease: Too Much of a “Good Thing”?
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    Chapter 12 Palliative Medicine Today: Evidence and Culture
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    Chapter 13 Medical Geography–Who Gets the Goods? More May Not Be Better
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    Chapter 14 Cancer Survival in Europe and the United States
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    Chapter 15 Patient Safety: What Does It Mean in the United States?
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    Chapter 16 Increasing Safety by Implementing Optimized Team Interaction: Experience from the Aviation Industry
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    Chapter 17 Evidence-Based Information Technology: Concept for Rational Information Processing in the Health Care System
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    Chapter 18 Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: Measuring the Value of Health Care Services
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    Chapter 19 Cost-Effectiveness of Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
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    Chapter 20 Health Economic Evaluation of Adjuvant Breast Cancer Treatment
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    Chapter 21 Aims and Value of Screening: Is Perceived Safety a Value for Which to Pay?
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    Chapter 22 Evidence-Based Health Care Seen From Four Points of View
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    Chapter 23 Efficacy, Effectiveness, and Efficiency of Diagnostic Technology
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    Chapter 24 Reduced Mammographic Screening May Explain Declines in Breast Carcinoma Among Older Women
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    Chapter 25 “Fading of Reported Effectiveness” Bias: Longitudinal Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
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    Chapter 26 Clinical Research and Outcomes Research: Common Criteria and Differences
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    Chapter 27 Are the Results of Randomized Trials Influenced by Preference Effects? Part I. Findings from a Systematic Review
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    Chapter 28 Are the Results of Randomized Trials Influenced by Preference Effects? Part II. Why Current Studies Often Fail to Answer this Question
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    Chapter 29 Suggested Changes in Practice, Research, and Systems: Clinical Economics Point of View
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Optimizing Health: Improving the Value of Healthcare Delivery
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Springer, Boston, MA, July 2007
DOI 10.1007/978-0-387-33921-4
978-0-387-33920-7, 978-0-387-33921-4

Franz Porzsolt, Robert M. Kaplan

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 1 4%
Unknown 24 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 7 28%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 16%
Professor > Associate Professor 3 12%
Lecturer 2 8%
Student > Bachelor 2 8%
Other 3 12%
Unknown 4 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 7 28%
Engineering 2 8%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 2 8%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 8%
Computer Science 1 4%
Other 4 16%
Unknown 7 28%