Jonas and Kovner's Health Care Delivery in the United States / Edition 7

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Overview

Over 270,000 copies of this authoritative text sold! Now fully updated!
How do we understand and also assess the health care sector of our economy? Where is health care provided? What are the characteristics of those institutions, which provide it? Over the short term, how are changes in health care systems affecting the health of the population, the cost, and access to care? These core issues of our health policy, organized into 4 parts, are represented in this text.
Under the editorship of Drs. Kovner and Jonas, the contributors examine both the emerging and recurrent issues from a wide health policy and public health perspective. Brand NEW to this fully updated edition is coverage on Measurement, Long-Term Care, Drugs, and Quality of Care.
The seventh edition now features a student-friendly 7 x 10 format with wider margins for notetaking, and larger type for easier reading. Each chapter includes learning objectives, a topical outline, a list of key terms, and mini-case studies for further discussion. Following the primary text are a glossary, a guide to sources of data, and essential worldwide web sites in health care.
This is a textbook of choice for course work in health care, the handbook for administrators and policy makers, and the standard for in-service training programs.
To ease the task of using this text with your students, an Instructor's Guide now accompanies HEALTH CARE DELIVERY IN THE UNITED STATES, 7th edition. It contains a synopsis of each chapter, suggested tables and important figures, key words, additional discussion points, and suggested complementary reading.
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Jonas (preventive medicine, State U. of New York at Stony Brook) and Kovner (health policy and management, New York U.) present 17 chapters that collectively overview the institutions, policies, and performance of the health care system in the United States. After explaining the historical evolution of the system, focusing on the ideological and other reasons for both innovation and inequality of care, chapters look at the practices of hospitals, ambulatory care, long-term care, mental health services, drug prescription regimes, and managed care. Further chapters assess system performance in relation to government, management, quality of care, access, and cost containment. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826120847
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/30/2002
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 544
  • Product dimensions: 6.96 (w) x 9.86 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Organization of This Book
Contributors
1 Introduction: The State of Health Care Delivery in the United States 3
2 Population Data for Health and Health Care 7
3 Financing for Health Care 32
4 The Health Care Workforce 64
5 Comparative Analysis of Health Systems: An International Perspective 116
6 Hospitals 157
7 Ambulatory Care 183
8 Long-Term Care: Health, Social, and Housing Services for Those with Chronic Illness 206
9 Mental Health Services 243
10 Health Maintenance Organizations and Managed Care 279
11 The Government's Role in Health Care 307
12 Governance and Management 338
13 Improving Quality of Care 370
14 Access to Health Care Services 401
15 Health Care Cost Containment 439
16 Ethics in Health Care Delivery 474
17 Futures 505
App. I: Glossary 527
App. II: A Guide to Sources of Data 542
Author Index 549
Subject Index 561
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