Partners in Health: How Physicians and Hospitals can be Accountable Together / Edition 1

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Overview

Developed by the Institute for Health Policy of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, this edited collection brings together leading health services researchers on health reform and its impact on the essential hospital-physician relationship. These independent assessments cover such topics as accountable health care systems and the role of hospital/physician collaboration and alignment; research findings on physician/hospital collaboration and alignment; and operational issues, and practical models. The book serves as a reference for physician and hospital leaders, policymakers, regulators, academics, analysts, students, the media, and stakeholders.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470550960
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/19/2010
  • Series: Jossey-Bass Public Health Series, #44
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Francis J. Crosson, MD, is a senior fellow at the KaiserPermanente Institute for Health Policy and the chair of the Councilof Accountable Physician Practices (CAPP), a policy developmentorganization of 34 of the nation's largest medical groups.

Laura A. Tollen, MPH, is a senior health policy leader at theKaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy.

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Table of Contents

The Editors.

The Contributors.

1 Introduction and Vision (Francis J. Crosson and Laura A.Tollen).

2 History of Physician-Hospital Collaboration: Obstacles andOpportunities (Lawton R. Burns, Jeff C. Goldsmith and Ralph W.Muller).

3 Achieving the Vision: Structural Change (Stephen M. Shortell,Lawrence P. Casalino and Elliott S. Fisher).

4 Achieving the Vision: Payment Reform (Stuart Guterman andAnthony Shih).

5 Achieving the Vision: Operational Challenges and Improvement(Bruce Genovese).

6 Overcoming Barriers to Improved Collaboration and Alignment:Legal and Regulatory Issues (Robert F. Leibenluft and William M.Sage).

7 Overcoming Barriers to Improved Collaboration and Alignment:Governance Issues (Jeffrey Alexander, Gary Young and Commentary byJames DeNuccio).

8 Overcoming Barriers to Improved Collaboration and Alignment:Cultural Issues (Katherine A. Schneider).

9 Special Issues for Net Hospitals and Clinics (Benjamin K.Chu).

10 Special Issues for Academic Medical Centers (David Posch andCommentary Darrell G. Kirch)

11 What Needs to Happen Next? (Francis J. Crosson).

Index.

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