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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2 Determinants of Health 3 Health Care as a Determinant of Health 6 Health Care Systems 8 Components of Health Care Systems 8 Organization of Health Care Services 8 Health Care System Management 8 Health Care System Performance 8 U.S. ...
... 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 Department of Health ...
... Care Financing Administration Human Immunodeficiency Virus Health Maintenance Organization Health Resources and ... Independent Practice Organization Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations Liaison Committee on ...
USDA —— United States Department of Agriculture USPHS —— United States Public Health Service VA —— Veterans Administration WHO —— World Health Organization WIC —— Women, Infants, and Children (federal nutrition program) This page ...
A colleague once said of health maintenance organizations (HMOs), “When you've seen one HMO, you've seen one HMO. ... Primarily, a health care system is organized to provide the diagnosis and treatment of health problems.
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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