TY - CHAP A1 - Anunchai Assawamakin A2 - Anke-Peggy Holtorf A3 - Nikolaos Maniadakis ED1 - Sandeep Reddy ED2 - Aida Isabel Tavares Y1 - 2019-02-07 PY - 2019 T1 - Weighing Price and Performance for Decisions for Multisource Pharmaceutical Bidding in Public Hospitals in Thailand N2 - As the costs and resources of delivering health services have increased over the years, the importance of evaluating health services and interventions has become essential. An evaluation provides a systematic process of assessing the efficacy and efficiency of health services, including an assessment of their impact on beneficiaries, whether it be individuals or communities. Evaluation in the health sector includes the evaluation of burden disease where human and economic costs resulting from poor health are measured.In this book, various evaluation studies are detailed, providing an excellent resource for both evaluation practitioners and academics alike. The geographical range and variety of case studies showcase how evaluation has become integral for health service planning and assessment and to assist public health policy makers decide how to use limited resources to minimize burden and inequity. This book will act as a ready resource for both workers experienced in health service evaluation and those intending to learn about burden of disease of evaluation. BT - Evaluation of Health Services SP - Ch. 6 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.83823 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.83823 SN - 978-1-83880-163-2 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-05-29 ER -