To Improve Health and Health Care / Edition 1

To Improve Health and Health Care / Edition 1

by Stephen L. Isaacs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470496630

ISBN-13: 9780470496633

Pub. Date: 11/02/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Since 1972, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has been the nation's largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to health. Their premier annual review of public health and health care research, To Improve Health and Health Care Vol. XIII: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Anthology focuses on the pressing health and health care issues facing our country.

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Overview

Since 1972, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has been the nation's largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to health. Their premier annual review of public health and health care research, To Improve Health and Health Care Vol. XIII: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Anthology focuses on the pressing health and health care issues facing our country. As part of the Foundation's efforts to inform the public, this volume provides an in-depth look into the programs it funds. The series offers leaders educators, policy makers, and practitioners with valuable lessons for years to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470496633
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/02/2009
Series:
Jossey-Bass Public Health Series, #41
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Acknowledgments
1Reach Out: Physicians' Initiative to Expand Care to Underserved Americans1
2Improving the Health Care Workforce: Perspectives from Twenty-Four Years' Experience21
3A Review of the National Access-to-Care Surveys53
4Expertise Meets Politics: Efforts to Work with States78
5The Media and Change in Health Systems97
6Addressing the Problem of Medical Malpractice109
7Unmet Need in the Community: The Springfield Study132
8Unexpected Returns: Insights from SUPPORT161
9Developing Child Immunization Registries: The All Kids Count Program187
10The Homeless Families Program: A Summary of Key Findings209
11The National Health and Social Life Survey: Public Health Findings and Their Implications232
About the Editors251
About the Contributors253
Index263

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