Medical Economics

  • Alan M. Neff


In this chapter we will explore what an economist is, what an economist studies, what tools an economist uses, and what healthcare economics means. We will address what makes healthcare economics different from all other types of economics. We will also examine some current trends in medicine that may help you better evaluate your decisions to choose academic medicine, hospital employment, or private practice.


Medical economics Economics Medicine Healthcare economics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan M. Neff
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  1. 1.Neuro Diagnostic DevicesPrescottUSA

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