Models of professional behavior(s); doctors; nurses; other
health professionals; health care managers; professional labor markets; training, continuing training and human capital; licensing; remuneration—fee for service, salary, capitation; doctors as entrepreneurs and employers; professionals and research; forecasting demand and supply.
In the health economics literature we often treat a hospital as a healthcare producing ‘firm’. We define cost-functions and perform efficiency analysis, for example. However, this sort of analysis is certainly hampered by the difficulty in measuring healthcare production. One… Read More »Human capital, endogenous growth and hospital performance