Managed Care & the Cardiac Patient / Edition 1

Managed Care & the Cardiac Patient / Edition 1

by Richard A. Ott, Bryn Henderson, Teresa Tanner

ISBN-10: 1560531223

ISBN-13: 9781560531227

Pub. Date: 01/17/1995

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

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Table of Contents

1Managed Care: An Overview and Prescription for Change3
2Managed Care: Organizational Structures and Litigation Prospects9
3Contracting: Financial and Service Matrix31
4Infrastructure: Systems and Data39
5Reinsurance: Taking a Risk Partner (or "Showdown at the OR Corral")51
6Documentation and Reporting Requirements for Managed Care71
7Network Mania: A Cardiac Specialist's Guide to Successful Participation in Future Practice Arrangements99
8Effective Management of Global Fee Services: The Integration of the Interventional and Cardiac Surgical Services105
9Ethical Dilemmas in Managed Care115
10Experience in the Development of Continuous Quality Improvement and Managed Care at the Minneapolis Heart Institute
11Oregon's Northwest Surgical Associates Cardiac Experience
12Cleveland Clinic Strategies: Five-Day Recovery Plan, Kaiser Affiliation, Regional Centers, and Satellite Clinics181
13Fast-Track Cardiac Recovery at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts191
14Managed Care Cardiac Surgery in the Elderly: Results of the Impact-Recovery Protocol
15Cardiology Practice - Past, Present, and Future221
16Cost-Effective Management of Congestive Heart Failure and Cardiac Arrhythmias in the Managed Care Setting229
17Managed Care in Cardiac Transplantation235
18Managed Care in Canada-Toronto247
19Managed Care and the Cardiac Patient: The German Experience257
20Cardiothoracic Surgery in Japan: A Comparison among North American, European, and Japanese Teaching Hospitals267
21Managed Care and the Internal Market: A British Perspective279
22Too Old for Coronary Bypass Surgery?: The Experience in Belgium291
23Managed Care and the Cardiac Patient: The Experience in Argentina305

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