Customer-Directed Healthcare Reform with Episode Pricing / Edition 1

Customer-Directed Healthcare Reform with Episode Pricing / Edition 1

by Douglas Emery
     
 

ISBN-10: 0324303289

ISBN-13: 9780324303285

Pub. Date: 12/05/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Learn the ins and outs of modern healthcare reform with CUSTOMER-DIRECTED HEALTHCARE REFORM! Building upon the strengths of managed care, this management text offers a refreshing approach for the future of healthcare. With discussion of reforms that will bring a far greater rationalization of our economic healthcare assets, it is an excellent reference for

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Learn the ins and outs of modern healthcare reform with CUSTOMER-DIRECTED HEALTHCARE REFORM! Building upon the strengths of managed care, this management text offers a refreshing approach for the future of healthcare. With discussion of reforms that will bring a far greater rationalization of our economic healthcare assets, it is an excellent reference for healthcare executives and managers, government officials, benefits managers, HR directors, and everyone with a vested interest in modern healthcare reform.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324303285
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/05/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The economics of episode contracting1
Ch. 2What is an episode of care?11
Ch. 3What is a minimalist recipe for accelerated reengineering of our delivery systems?25
Ch. 4Focused factories ... for the healthcare industry?30
Ch. 5Episodes of care : a successful model43
Ch. 6Improving the efficiency of inpatient care in the medicare program using global payments and physician incentives64
Ch. 7Unleashing the market : next generation networks for consumer driven health care85
Ch. 8Creating information systems to support effective, efficient health care96
Ch. 9The employer's role in realigning risks and incentives129
Ch. 10Program review of past and existing global payment programs141
Technical addendum : the nature of risk and markets in a consumer-directed paradigm159

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