ISBN-10:
1284043762
ISBN-13:
9781284043761
Pub. Date:
02/18/2014
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Basics Of The U.S. Health Care System / Edition 2

Basics Of The U.S. Health Care System / Edition 2

by Nancy J. Niles

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Basics Of The U.S. Health Care System / Edition 2

Basics of the U.S. Health Care System, Second Edition provides students with a broad, fundamental introduction to the workings of the healthcare industry. Engaging and activities-oriented, the text offers an especially accessible overview of the major concepts of healthcare operations, the role of government, public and private financing, as well as ethical and legal issues. Each chapter features review exercises and Web resources that make studying this complex industry both enjoyable and easy. Students of various disciplines—including healthcare administration, business, nursing, public health, and others—will discover in Basics of the U.S. Health Care System, Second Edition a practical guide that prepares them for professional opportunities in this rapidly growing sector.

The Second Edition has been updated substantially to reflect the passage and implementation of the health care reform act of 2010, as well as new information on information technology, Medicare, Medicaid, and much more.

Basics of the U.S. Health Care System features:
• A new chapter on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010
• A complete overview of basic concepts of the U.S. healthcare system
• Student activities including crossword puzzles and vocabulary reviews in each chapter
• Helpful case studies
• PowerPoint slides, TestBank, and Instructor’s Manual for instructors
• Online flashcards, crosswords, and an interactive glossary for students

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ISBN-13: 9781284043761
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 02/18/2014
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 428
Sales rank: 533,918
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Associate Professor, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida

Table of Contents


Chapter1 History of the US Healthcare System
Chapter2 Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Healthcare Services
Chapter3 Current Operations of the Healthcare System
Chapter4 Government's Role in U.S. Health Care
Chapter5 Public Health's Role in Health Care
Chapter6 Inpatient and Outpatient Services
Chapter7 U.S. Healthcare Workforce
Chapter8 Health Care Financing
Chapter9 Managed Care Impact on Healthcare Delivery
Chapter10 Information Technology Impact on Healthcare
Chapter11 Healthcare Law
Chapter12 Health Care Ethics
Chapter13 Mental Health Issues
Chapter14 Analysis of the U.S. Healthcare System

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