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MMHA 6400 Healthcare Financial Management and Economics: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

MMHA 6400 Course Readings

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Baicker, K., Chandra, A., & Skinner, J. S. (2012). Saving money or just saving lives? Improving the productivity of US health care spending. Annual Review Economics, 4(1), 33-56.

Blumenthal, D., Cutler, D. M., & Stremikis, K. (2013). Health care spending—A giant slain or sleeping? New England Journal of Medicine, 369(25), 2551-2557.

Colla, C. H., Lewis, V. A., Shortell, S. M., & Fisher, E. S. (2014). First national survey of ACOs finds that physicians are playing strong leadership and ownership roles. Health Affairs, 33(6), 964-971.

Cutler, D. & Scott Morton. F. (2013). Hospitals, market share, and consolidation. Journal of the American Medical Association, 310(18), 1964-1970.

Esquibell, T., & Spivey, K. (2015, 01). Budgeting best practices. Health Facilities Management, 28(1), 22-25.

Fisher, E. S., Shortell, S. M., Kreindler, S. A., Van Citters, A. D., & Larson, B. K. (2012). A framework for evaluating the formation, implementation, and performance of accountable care organizations. Health Affairs, 31(11), 2368-2378.

Glied, S., & Miller, E. A. (2015). Economics and health reform: Academic research and public policy. Medical Care Research and Review, 1-16.

McClellan, M. (2015). Accountable care organizations and evidence-based payment reform. Journal of the American Medical Association, 313(21), 2128-2130.

Mitton, C., Dionne, F., & Donaldson, C. (2014). Managing healthcare budgets in times of austerity: The role of program budgeting and marginal analysis. Applied Health Economics And Health Policy, 12(2), 95-102.

Porter, M. E., & Lee, T. H. (2013). The strategy that will fix health care. Harvard Business Review, 91(10), 50-70.

Sommers, B., Musco, T., Finegold, K., Gunja, M., Burke, A., & McDowell, A. (2014). Health reform and changes in health insurance coverage in 2014. New England Journal of Medicine, 37, 867-874

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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