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.
... Costs of Scientific and Technological Advance Where Do We Go From Here? 205 205 207 207 208 211 211 212 215 216 216 216 218 219 220 221 221 222 227 227 229 233 233 234 240 240 242 243 244 248 250 251 251 252 253 Epilogue 263 A New Era ...
... costs too much for what we do get, and quality and service are uneven. Don't blame Dr. Jonas or the Drs. Goldsteen for any of this. They have been voices in the wilderness preaching sense about both health and health services for many ...
... Costs of Medical Care Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Community Health Center Cooperative Health Statistics System Continuing Medical Education Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Combined Provider Organization ...
... costs has usually outstripped general inflation by a factor of 2 to 3. Although during the 1990s the disparity ... cost inflation began to grow again (Heffler et al., 2002). Ultimately, all the money paid for health services comes from ...
... cost of private health insurance (7%) (U.S. Census Bureau, 2005, Table 120). Most health care personnel, for example ... costs or some proportion of them of a specified list of health services provided to a named beneficiary during a ...
Chapter 2 Health Care Workforce
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