An Introduction to the US Health Care System
Springer Publishing Company, 25/05/2007 - 328 من الصفحات
Completely expanded and updated to account for the latest changes in the U.S. health care system, this best-selling text remains the most concise and balanced introduction to the domestic health care system. Like its predecessors, it provides an accessible overview of the basic components of the system: healthcare personnel, hospitals and other institutions, the federal government, financing and payment mechanisms, and managed care. Finally, it provides an insightful look at the prospects for health care reform.
Steven Jonas, a revered expert in public health, has enlisted his colleagues, Drs. Raymond and Karen Goldsteen, to add their expertise in public health and health policy and management to this outstanding volume. All students of health care administration and policy, as well as practicing healthcare professionals who simply want a relatively brief overview of the system, will find it useful.
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... American College of Preventive Medicine, the New York Academy of Medicine, and the American Public Health Association. In 2006, he received the Duncan Clark Award for lifetime achievement granted by the Association for Prevention ...
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... American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, held that year in Los Angeles. My mentor, the late Dr. E. Richard Weinerman, had me in tow and introduced me to all the greats, the luminaries of the field that was then called “medical ...
... American people. If other purposes, such as the production of private profit, power, prestige, and political advantage, are achieved at all, they should very much take a back seat to the stated primary purpose. At various points in the ...
... American Medical Colleges American Hospital Association Average Length of Stay American Medical Association American Nurses Association Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Computerized Axial Tomography Committee on the ...
Chapter 3 Hospitals and Other Health Care Institutions
Chapter 4 Primary and Ambulatory Care
Chapter 5 Government and the Health Care System
Chapter 6 Financing
Chapter 7 Health Care System Performance
Chapter 8 From Prepaid Group Medical Practice to Managed Care
Chapter 9 Health Care Reform
List of Critical Reports on the US Health Care Delivery System 19272006
Sources of Data
Glossary of Terms