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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Primarily, a health care system is organized to provide the diagnosis and treatment of health problems. Therefore, each nation or society defines what constitutes and signifies a health problem. Each has diagnostic and treatment ...
When there is a disturbance in the energy flow, the appropriate type of treatment is selected to unblock the flow through the meridians: materia medica (herbology), acupuncture, bodywork (massage and manipulation), or health-benefiting ...
Secondary prevention focuses on early detection and treatment of disease (subclinical and clinical). Tertiary prevention attempts to eliminate or moderate disability associated with advanced disease” (Fos & Fine, 2000, pp. 108–109).
... diagnosis, and treatment of conditions that can be cured or limited in their consequences (secondary prevention); and (2) treatment of chronic diseases and other conditions to prevent exacerbation, stabilize conditions, and minimize ...
... five major operating components of the health care system: workforce, facilities, suppliers of therapeutics and equipment, knowledge and workforce production, and financing, each of which is treated in more detail in later chapters.
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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