Health Care USA: Understanding Its Organization and Delivery, Second Edition / Edition 2

Health Care USA: Understanding Its Organization and Delivery, Second Edition / Edition 2

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by Harry A. Sultz, Kristina M. Young, Kristina M. Young
     
 

ISBN-10: 083421167X

ISBN-13: 9780834211674

Pub. Date: 02/28/1999

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

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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:
9780834211674
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
405
Product dimensions:
6.29(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Overview of Health Care: A Population Perspective
• Benchmark Developments in U.S. Health Care
• Hospitals: Origin, Organization, and Operation
• Hospitals: Reengineered for the Future
• Ambulatory Care
• Medical Education and the Changing Practice of Medicine
• Health Care Personnel
• Financing Health Care
• Managed Care
• Long-Term Care
• Mental Health Services
• Public Health and the Role of Government in Health Care
• Research: How Health Care Advances
• The Future of Health Care
• Appendix
• Index

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