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Economics of Health and Medical Care Companion Website, Sixth Edition

Author(s): Lanis Hicks, PhD
  • ISBN-13: 9781449665012
  • ISBN-10:1449665012
  • Companion Website     pages      © 2014
    Access Code Subscription Length: 365 Days
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Designed to accompany the textbook, Economics of Health and Medical Care, Sixth Edition, this companion website offers a wealth of interactive tools to engage you in learning about U.S. Health Care economics.
Student resources on this website include the following:

  • Interactive Flashcards guide you through the key definitions vital to your understanding important topics.
  • Crossword Puzzles provide a fun and interactive overview of terms from each chapter. Students, fill in the crossword puzzle based on material you’ve studied in each chapter.
  • Interactive Glossary allows you to instantly view definitions of key terms from the book. You can search by keyword, browse alphabetically, or browse by chapter.
  • Matching Exercises help you practice what they have learned in an enjoyable online activity.
  • Web Links showcase external sites that provide additional information about topics covered in the textbook.

Lanis Hicks, PhD


Lanis L. Hicks, PhD, Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Health Management and Informatics, University of Missouri, School of Medicine, is a health economist. Her research interests are rural health, workforce requirements, and economic evaluations. She has focused on evaluating the cost-effectiveness of technologies in the delivery of health care, evaluating the economic impact of health care policies, and been involved with a multi-disciplinary team identifying and evaluating measures of quality in nursing homes and the relationship between cost and quality. Currently, she is Principle Investigator and Director of the Missouri Health Information Technology Assistance Center, which provides assistance to health care professionals and hospitals to enable them to adopt, implement, and achieve meaningful use of electronic health records. She has been on faculty at the University of Missouri since 1978. In recognition of her contributions, Dr. Hicks was the recipient of the 1999 National Rural Health Association's Distinguished Researcher award.

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