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09/27/2012
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Jones & Bartlett Learning
Global Health Systems

Global Health Systems

by Margie Lovett-Scott, Ms Faith Prather

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Overview

Global Health Systems

PartI Overview of Health Care: Addressing True Access
Chapter1 Introduction
Chapter2 Disparities in Health: A Closer Look at Health Disparities in the USA
Chapter3 The Eight Factor Model: For Evaluating True Access
PartII Health Care in Industrialized (Developed) Countries
Chapter4 United States Health Care System
Chapter5 Canadian Health Care System
Chapter6 The Health Care System in Japan
Chapter7 The Health Care System in The United Kingdom
Chapter8 The Health Care System in France
Chapter9 The Italian Health Care System
PartIII Health Care in Developing Countries
Chapter10 The Brazilian Health Care System
Chapter11 The Health Care System in Cuba
Chapter12 The Health Care System in India
Chapter13 The Health Care System in The Russian Federation
Chapter14 The Health Care System in Ghana
PartIV Specific Challenges and Opportunities
Chapter15 Prevalence and Management of Behavioral Health Care
Chapter16 Comparative Perspectives: International
Chapter17 Leadership and Conclusion

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ISBN-13: 9781449618995
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 09/27/2012
Pages: 328
Sales rank: 366,851
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Associate Professor, SUNY Brockport, Brockport, New York


Assoc Professor, SUNY Brockport, Brockport, New York

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables xi

Preface xiii

Foreword xv

Part I Overview of Health Care: Addressing True Access 1

Chapter 1 Introduction 3

References 10

Chapter 2 Disparities in Health Care: Race and Age Matters 11

Introduction 11

What is All the Disparity Fuss About? 12

Access Defined: Outdated or In Need of Redefinition? 13

Lack of Access to Care: Perception or Reality? 16

Quality Health Outcomes: The Provider's Perspective 17

Lack of Resources for Prescriptions 19

Teaching for Improved Compliance 20

Summary 21

Case Studies 21

References 27

Chapter 3 The Eight Factor Model for Evaluating True Access 31

Introduction 32

Historical 33

Structure 35

Financing 35

Interventional 35

Preventive 37

Resources 37

Major Health Issues 37

Health Disparities 38

Summary 38

Discussion Questions 38

References 39

Part II Health Care in Industrialized (Developed) Countries 41

Chapter 4 The Healthcare System in the United States 43

Introduction 44

Historical 46

Structure 50

Financing 58

Interventional 62

Preventive 63

Resources 65

Major Health Issues 66

Disparities 67

Summary 70

Discussion Questions 71

Case Scenario for the United States 71

References 73

Chapter 5 The Healthcare System in Canada 77

Introduction 78

Historical 78

Structure 79

Financing 80

Interventional 81

Preventive 82

Resources 83

Major Health Issues 83

Disparities 83

Summary 84

Discussion Questions 84

Case Scenario 85

References 86

Chapter 6 The Healthcare System in Japan 89

Introduction 90

Historical 91

Structure 91

Financing 92

Interventional 93

Preventive 94

Resources 95

Major Health Issues 96

Disparities 97

Summary 97

Discussion Questions 97

Case Scenario 98

References 100

Chapter 7 The Healthcare System in the United Kingdom 103

Introduction 104

Historical 104

Structure 105

Financing 109

Interventional 109

Preventive 110

Resources 110

Major Health Issues 111

Disparities 111

Summary 112

Discussion Questions 112

Case Scenario 113

References 115

Chapter 8 The Healthcare System in France 117

Introduction 118

Historical 118

Structure 119

Financing 120

Interventional 121

Preventive 121

Resources 122

Major Health Issues 123

Disparities 123

Summary 123

Discussion Questions 124

Case Scenario 124

References 125

Chapter 9 The Healthcare System in Italy 127

Introduction 128

Historical 128

Structure 130

Financing 131

Interventional 133

Preventive 135

Resources 136

Major Health Issues 136

Disparities 137

Summary 137

Discussion Questions 138

Case Scenario 138

References 139

Part III Health Care in Developing Countries 143

Chapter 10 The Healthcare System in Brazil 145

Introduction 146

Historical 146

Structure 147

Financing 148

Interventional 148

Preventive 149

Resources 150

Major Health Issues 151

Disparities 152

Summary 152

Discussion Questions 152

Case Scenario 153

Discussion Points 154

References 154

Chapter 11 The Healthcare System in Cuba 157

Introduction 158

Historical 158

Structure 159

Financing 160

Interventional 161

Preventive 162

Resources 162

Major Health Issues 163

Disparities 163

Summary 164

Discussion Questions 164

Case Scenario 165

References 165

Chapter 12 The Healthcare System in India 167

Introduction 168

Historical 168

Structure 169

Financing 170

Interventional 170

Preventive 172

Resources 173

Major Health Issues 174

Summary 176

Discussion Questions 176

Case Scenario 177

References 178

Chapter 13 The Healthcare System in the Russian Federation 181

Introduction 182

Historical 184

Structure 185

Financing 186

Interventional 190

Preventive 192

Resources 193

Major Health Issues 193

Disparities 194

Summary 195

Discussion Questions 196

Case Scenario 197

References 198

Chapter 14 The Healthcare System in Ghana 201

Introduction 202

Historical 202

Structure 203

Financing 205

Interventional 207

Preventive 207

Resources 208

Major Health Issues 209

Disparities 210

Summary 210

Discussion Questions 210

Case Scenario 211

References 212

Part IV Specific Challenges and Opportunities 215

Chapter 15 Prevalence and Management of Behavioral HealthCare 217

Introduction 218

Behavioral Health 219

Prevalence and Management of Behavioral Health Care in Industrialized (Developed) Countries 220

Prevalence and Management of Behavioral Health Care in Developing Countries 242

Summary 263

Discussion Questions 264

Case Scenarios 266

References 269

Chapter 16 Comparative Health Systems 283

Introduction 284

Determining a Country's Health Status 284

General Trends, Similarities, and Differences 286

Global Inequities in Health 292

Summary 293

Discussion Questions 296

References 296

Chapter 17 Conclusions and Future Leadership 299

Introduction and Evaluation of the Eight Factor Model 299

Lessons Learned 302

Implications for the 21st Century Leader 303

Summary 304

References 304

Appendix: Websites on Health-Related Infromation and Current Issues in Health Care 305

Glossary 307

Index 315

Art Credits 327

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