The SAGE Handbook of Healthcare

The SAGE Handbook of Healthcare

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With escalating healthcare costs, changes to the regulatory control on pharmaceutical industries and the inevitable adjustments made in policies and investment in healthcare there is enormous interest in the commercial as well as the scientific aspects of today's healthcare industry. The SAGE Handbook of Healthcare provides an authoritative analysis of the current (and anticipated) developments in the global healthcare industries. Providing a unique perspective that interfaces between the science and business aspects, it combines information on the latest scientific developments with applied, commercial business data from the global marketplace. The Handbook focuses on the aspects of paramount importance in the healthcare sector: - Pharmacoeconomics - Pharmacogenomics - Therapeutics - Diagnostics Areas covered include: - The role of nanotechnology, genomics and cell therapy in medicine - Diagnostics; Biomarkers and technological advances - Case studies in oncology and cardiovascular and CNS therapeuticsHowever, plans make limited use of these measures in oncology: only 10% of Part D cancer drugs are subject to prior authorization and 4% to quantity ... In their claims for reimbursement, physicians use J codes, a subcategory of HCPCS .

Title:The SAGE Handbook of Healthcare
Author:Decision Resources Inc
Publisher:SAGE - 2008-05-22


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