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‘Nudging’ behaviours in healthcare: insights from behavioural economics

Voyer, Benjamin G. (2015) ‘Nudging’ behaviours in healthcare: insights from behavioural economics. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 21 (3). pp. 130-135. ISSN 1358-0574

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Identification Number: 10.12968/bjhc.2015.21.3.130

Abstract

Since the creation of the Behavioural Insight Team in 2010, the word ‘nudge’ has become a popular one in social and public policy. According to policymakers and managers, applications of behavioural economics to public sector management results in increased policy efficiency and savings. This article offers a critical perspective on the topic, and discusses how the application of behavioural economics can foster innovative healthcare management. It first reviews behavioural economics principles and demonstrates how these can be used in healthcare management. Second, it discusses the methodological aspects of applying behavioural economics principles. Finally, limitations and current issues within the field are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.magonlinelibrary.com/toc/bjhc/current
Additional Information: ©2015 Mark Allen Group
Divisions: Psychological and Behavioural Science
Subjects: R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Sets: Departments > Social Psychology
Departments > Psychological and Behavioural Science
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2015 09:49
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2019 01:59
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/61744

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