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Delivering Health Care in America-Text Only

Delivering Health Care in America-Text Only - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-1449626501

Cover of Delivering Health Care in America-Text Only 5TH 12 (ISBN 978-1449626501)
ISBN13: 978-1449626501
ISBN10: 1449626505
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 2012
International: No

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Delivering Health Care in America-Text Only - 5TH 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-1449626501

Leiyu Shi

ISBN13: 978-1449626501
ISBN10: 1449626505
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

Given the recent and rapid developments in the delivery of health care in the United States, never has it been more important to have the most up-to-date resources for teaching students about this complex and dynamic industry. Now in its Fifth Edition, Delivering Health Care in America offers the most current and 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 a unique systems approach, this bestselling text brings together an extraordinary breadth of information into a highly accessible, easy-to-read resource that clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance, while presenting a solid overview of how the various components fit together.

Author Bio

Leiyu Shi, DrPH, MBA, MPA-Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Primary Care Policy Center for the Underserved

Dr. Leiyu Shi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Co-Director of Johns Hopkins Primary Care Policy Center for the Underserved Populations. Dr. Shi's research focuses on primary care, health disparities, and vulnerable populations. He has conducted extensive studies about the association between primary care and health outcomes, particularly on the role of primary care in mediating the adverse impact of income inequality on health outcomes. Dr. Shi is also well known for his extensive research on the nation's vulnerable populations, in particular community health centers that serve vulnerable populations, including their sustainability, provider recruitment and retention experiences, financial performance, experience under managed care, and quality of care. Dr. Shi is the author of three textbooks and nearly 100 journal articles.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Distinctive System of Health Care Delivery
Part I System Foundations
Chapter 2 Beliefs,Values, and Health
Chapter 3 The Evolution of Health Services in the United States
Part II System Resources
Chapter 4 Health Services Professionals
Chapter 5 Medical Technology
Chapter 6 Health Services Financing
Part III System Processes
Chapter 7 Outpatient and Primary Care Services
Chapter 8 Inpatient Facilities and Services
Chapter 9 Managed Care and Integrated Organizations
Chapter 10 Long-Term Care
Chapter 11 Health Services for Special Populations
Part IV System Outcomes
Chapter 12 Cost, Access, and Quality
Chapter 13 Health Policy
Part V System Outlook
Chapter 14 The Future of Health Services Delivery