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Delivering Health Care in America : A Systems Approach

Delivering Health Care in America : A Systems Approach - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0763745127

Cover of Delivering Health Care in America : A Systems Approach 4TH 08 (ISBN 978-0763745127)
ISBN13: 978-0763745127
ISBN10: 076374512X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 08
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 2008
International: No

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Delivering Health Care in America : A Systems Approach - 4TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0763745127

Leiyu Shi

ISBN13: 978-0763745127
ISBN10: 076374512X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 08
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

''Delivering Health Care in America provides a comprehensive overview of the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system - from its historical origins and resources to its individual services, cost, and quality. Using the unique ''systems'' approach, it brings together an extraordinary breadth of information into a highly accessible, easy-to-read text that clarifies the complexities of healthcare organization and finance, while presenting a solid overview of how the various components fit together.''--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

A distinctive system of health care delivery p. 1
Beliefs, values, and health p. 37
The evolution of health services in the United States p. 83
Health services professionals p. 119
Medical technology p. 161
Health services financing p. 197
Outpatient and primary care services p. 243
Inpatient facilities and services p. 289
Managed care and integrated organizations p. 333
Long-term care p. 379
Health services for special populations p. 427
Cost, access, and quality p. 483
Health policy p. 533
The future of health services delivery p. 561
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