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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Large plants or mines may maintain a staff of physicians and nurses who perform preplacement and periodic health examinations, treat any work-related illnesses, disabilities, or injuries, and may engage in work-site Introduction 15.
Tertiary care consists of highly specialized diagnostic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative services, requiring staff and equipment “that transcend the capabilities of the average community hospital” (Rogatz, 1970, p. 47). Such.
Of those, about 78% were in office-based practice, about 14% were house staff (residents in training), and almost 7% were fully qualified physicians working full time in hospitals (NCHS, 2005, Table 106). The slightly more than 41,000 ...
... laws of the state in which the physician is located, the requirements of his or her malpractice insurer, and the stipulations of the hospital to which the physician admits patients, if, indeed, he or she is a hospital staff member.
Physician productivity has increased about 1% per year from 1996 to 2002, according to Medical Group Management Association data, as the number of support staff has increased (Bureau of Health Professions, 2006).
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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