New Roles for Psychiatrists in Organized Systems of Care / Edition 1 by Steven S. Sharfstein | 9780880487580 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
New Roles for Psychiatrists in Organized Systems of Care / Edition 1

New Roles for Psychiatrists in Organized Systems of Care / Edition 1

by Steven S. Sharfstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0880487585

ISBN-13: 9780880487580

Pub. Date: 08/28/1998

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

New Roles for Psychiatrists in Organized Systems of Care provides the reader with a comprehensive view of opportunities, challenges, and roles for psychiatrists who are working for or with new organized systems of care. A complete and frank discussion of the ethical dilemmas for psychiatrists in managed care settings is presented. Also included in this book are

Overview

New Roles for Psychiatrists in Organized Systems of Care provides the reader with a comprehensive view of opportunities, challenges, and roles for psychiatrists who are working for or with new organized systems of care. A complete and frank discussion of the ethical dilemmas for psychiatrists in managed care settings is presented. Also included in this book are chapters on training and identity of the field as well as historical overviews of health care policy.

Any psychiatrist working for or with organized care systems will benefit from reading this book, as it helps the reader gain a deeper understanding of the ethical challenges and solutions available. For students and residents, this book provides an overview of work and role opportunities in organized delivery systems, as well as guidance on the important ethical issues that may be encountered.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880487580
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Series:
Issues in Psychiatry Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction. The Transformation of American Psychiatry by Managed Care. The emergence of organized systems of care. Quality in managed care systems: what is in the patient's best interests? Roles for Psychiatrists in the New Medical Marketplace. Psychiatrists and the new managed systems of care: roles and responsibilities. Clinical role of the psychiatrist in managed care. Administrative psychiatry and managed care: advances and opportunities. The future of private office practice of psychiatry in an environment dominated by managed care. Training, Guidelines, and Ethics. Psychiatric training and managed care. Practice guidelines and outcomes management: future roles for psychiatrists. The physician-patient relationship in a managed care setting: informed consent, confidentiality, and trust. New financial incentives and disincentives in psychiatry. The Future for Psychiatry in Organized Systems of Care. Paradigms, preemptions, and stages: understanding the transformation of American psychiatry by managed care. The identity of the field in the context of changing roles. Index.

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