Health services and health care economics: the health psychology marketplace.

@article{Tovian2004HealthSA,
  title={Health services and health care economics: the health psychology marketplace.},
  author={Steven M. Tovian},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={138-41}
}
  • Steven M. Tovian
  • Published 2004 in
    Health psychology : official journal of the…
In an effort toward cost containment, the health care system in the United States has undergone radical changes in the last decade. These changes have influenced the delivery of clinical health psychology services. This article reviews several economic and marketing factors salient to the clinical health psychology marketplace. For example, these economic changes have placed greater emphasis on the need for cost-effectiveness and accountability in the health psychology field. Implications for… CONTINUE READING