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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... Provision of Community Health Services Health Services Financing The Federal Government and the Provision of Health Services Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Service Other Federal Departments State Governments' ...
... Continuing Medical Education Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Combined Provider Organization Department of Health and Human Services Doctor of Osteopathy Department of Defense Diagnosis-Related Group Department of Veterans ...
... Physician Panel Health Care Financing Administration Human Immunodeficiency Virus Health Maintenance Organization Health Resources and Services Administration Integrated Delivery System Individual or Independent Practice Association ...
Written records of origins of traditional Chinese medicine can be traced back further than 200 B.C.E. According to these teachings, in order to maintain a state of health the human body must maintain homeostasis, that is, an internal, ...
As Young (1998) writes: “Indeed, the WHO definition is 'honored in repetition, rarely in application.' Health may become so inclusive that virtually all human endeavors, including the pursuit of happiness, are considered within its ...
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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