This article discusses the current state of public health finance research through a review of public health finance literature. It chronicles important lessons learned from public health finance research to date, discusses the challenges faced by those seeking to conduct financial research on the public health system, and discusses the role of public health finance research in relation to the broader endeavor of Public Health Services and Systems Research.
Available online: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23023275
Ingram, R. C., Bernet, P. M., & Costich, J. F. (2012). Public health services and systems research: Current state of finance research. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 18(6), 515–519.