Health Care USA: Understanding Its Organization and Delivery / Edition 1

Health Care USA: Understanding Its Organization and Delivery / Edition 1

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by Harry A. Sultz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0834208415

ISBN-13: 9780834208414

Pub. Date: 04/28/1997

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Health Care USA: Understanding Its Organization and Delivery, Second Edition reflects recent major legislative changes that have occurred in Medicare, Medicaid and public health. The growing concern about mental health services will be covered by taking a close look at emerging behavioral health managed care organizations. The new edition will also reflect the

Overview

Health Care USA: Understanding Its Organization and Delivery, Second Edition reflects recent major legislative changes that have occurred in Medicare, Medicaid and public health. The growing concern about mental health services will be covered by taking a close look at emerging behavioral health managed care organizations. The new edition will also reflect the increased penetration of managed care across the country and its effect on not only the health care industry, but also on consumers. Current benchmarks in all areas of health care will be thoroughly updated. Also, an Instructor's Manual is available to support this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834208414
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
04/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
329
Product dimensions:
6.15(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: Evolution of the Health Care Industry
• Components of the Health Care System
• Hospitals
• Long Term Care
• Ambulatory Care
• The Practice of Medicine: Influences of Medical Education, Academic Medical Centers, Financing and Managed Care
• Health Care Personnel
• Mental Health
• Public Health Services and the Role of Governments
• Health Care Financing
• Managed Care
• Determinants of Health Policy: The Emergence of Health Services Research
• The Forces of Reform: The Problems of Cost, Access, Quality
• The Future of Health Care: Facilities, Personnel, Systems and Controls

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