Health Services: Policy and Systems for Therapists / Edition 2

Health Services: Policy and Systems for Therapists / Edition 2

by Robert Sandstrom, Helene Lohman, James D. Bramble
     
 

HEALTH SERVICES: POLICY AND SYSTEMS FOR THERAPISTS, 2/e has been completely revised and equips occupational and physical therapists with the foundations for understanding the rapidly and continually evolving developments in private and public health policy that shape their professions. The text explains the principles and major structures of health

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HEALTH SERVICES: POLICY AND SYSTEMS FOR THERAPISTS, 2/e has been completely revised and equips occupational and physical therapists with the foundations for understanding the rapidly and continually evolving developments in private and public health policy that shape their professions. The text explains the principles and major structures of health services, provides an overview of how policies and systems affect the ability to serve patients, and details ways to be an effective advocate during private and public policy change. Readers will explore issues such as access, cost, and quality, as well as regulation basics including public health, licensure, informed consent, and medical liability.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135146521
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/11/2008
Series:
Alternative eText Formats Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

CHAPTER TITLE

1 Disablement, Policy and Systems

2 Access and Cost of Health Care

3 Quality of Health Care

4 Public Policies Addressing Social Disablement

5 Fundamentals of Insurance

6 Managed Care and Beyond

7 Medicare

8 Medicaid, SCHIP, Military/ Veterans Medical

Insurance, Indian Health Service

9 The Acute Medical Care System

10 The Post Acute Health Care System

11 Special Education, Public Health and

Complementary/ Alternative Medicine

12 Effecting Policy Change: Therapist as Advocate

Glossary

Appendix

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