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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... Health. He has an extensive background in the study of the U.S. health care system through his scholarly work, teaching, and service during his professional career as a university professor and director of health policy research centers ...
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... U.S. Health Care System.It now is in its sixth edition. My long-time friend and colleague Dr. Steven Jonas has been the coauthor, then author, of this fine introduction since its third edition. When speaking of him, I always like to ...
... U.S. health care system. I hope that after you master its contents you will be part of the solution to reforming health care in the United States rather than just standing by the wayside—perhaps even working to improve access, improve ...
... U.S. Health Care System. It was my privilege, and indeed it was an honor, with the third edition to have succeeded the late Dr. Milton Roemer as the principal author of this book. In 1966, then a student at the Yale School of Public Health ...
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