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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He is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences, the 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 ...
What we know about the American health system is that we are getting exactly what we pay for. ... We spend enough to provide decent health care for all Americans, but not all Americans get decent health care. We don't lead healthy lives ...
In 1966, then a student at the Yale School of Public Health, I went to my first 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 ...
Its primary social value is that the principal purpose of the U.S. health care delivery system, taking precedence over any other purpose, should be to meet and serve the health care needs of the American people.
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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