Use our catalog to find these and other books.  Topics to search include: medical economics, medical policy, health care reform, health expenditures, health policy,delivery of health care.


healtheconomics.jpg Forces for Change:  New Strategies for the Evolving Health Care Marketplace
healtheconomics2.jpg Medicine and Social Justice:  Essays on the Distribution of Health Care
 healtheconomics3.jpg  Political and Economic Determinants of Population Health and Well-Being
 healtheconomics4.jpg  Sage Handbook of Healthcare


Article Databases

  EconLit with Full Text (EBSCO)
Indexes and abstracts journal articles, books, working papers, and dissertations in the field of economics based on the Journal of Economic Literature's subject classification. Provides access to the full text of selected journals including all American Economic Association journals. Coverage goes back to 1886.

  MEDLINE (Thomson Scientific / ISI Web Services)

  PubMed  Tutorial
Offers indexing of journal articles and books in all areas of biomedicine. Worldwide coverage with an emphasis on English-language peer-reviewed journals. Developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and currently maintained by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

  PsycINFO (ProQuest)  Tutorial
Provides abstracts and indexing to journals, books, book chapters, technical reports and dissertations in all areas of psychology. This database is produced by the American Psychological Association (APA). International in scope; coverage is from 1887 to the present.

  CINAHL with Full Text (EBSCO)  Tutorial
Indexes academic journals, standards of practice, trade magazines, continuing education units, dissertations, and more in the fields of nursing and allied health. Includes abstracts and selected full text. Coverage goes back to 1981.

  Google Scholar
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Scholar search tips

Industry Reports

If you are interested in health care economics from a microeconomic perspective, starting off with an industry report is an excellent way to get your bearings.  The scope of  the industry reports included in these databases vary, buy you are likely to find reports in the 62 NAICS classificaiton for health care and 32 NAICS classification for pharmaceutical and biotechnology.

  NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor's Capital IQ)
Offers market information, company quotes, equity index information, industry information (including the S&P Industry Surveys), and economic data.

Provides access to U.S. and global industry market research reports.

Interest Groups and Organizations

While research conducted by interests and organizations my not be objective it still may make valuable contributions to the information ecosystem.

Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

American Medical Association Advocacy Topics

American Hospital Association

International Health Economics Association

Encyclopedia of Associations directory to find more of the above.

Leadership Directory similar to above with emphasis on in the beltway groups

Data Rich Sources

Bureau of Economic Analysis Health Care Satellite Account

OECD iLibrary

National Center for Health Statistics

World Health Organization

World Bank Health Data

CDC Wonder

Agency for Health Research and Quality Health Care Utilization and Medical Expenditures

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

U.S. Dept. Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Service Adminsistration Data