U.S. Health Care Delivery System: Fundamental Facts, Definitions, and Statistics / Edition 1

U.S. Health Care Delivery System: Fundamental Facts, Definitions, and Statistics / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
1556483309
ISBN-13:
9781556483301
Pub. Date:
04/01/2006
Publisher:
American Hospital Association

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ISBN-13: 9781556483301
Publisher: American Hospital Association
Publication date: 04/01/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 86
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Patient Care
Patients
—Demographics
—Health Status
Health Care Overview
—Health Services Utilization Overview
—Selected Trends in Medical Practice
Health Care Overview
—Health Services Utilization Overview
—Selected Trends in Medical Practice
Chapter 2: Caregivers
Health Manpower Overview
—National Overview
—Local Economy
—Health Manpower Issues
Health Care Professions
—Physicians
—Nurses
—Other Health Professionals
—Invisible Caregivers
Chapter 3: Facilities
Hospitals
—Looking Back at Our Roots
—Community Hospitals
—Limited-Service Providers
—Teaching Hospitals
—Utilization Trends
—Issues
Ambulatory Care Centers
—Ambulatory Surgery Centers
—Diagnostic Imaging Centers
—Urgent-Care Centers
Long-Term Care Facilities
—Nursing Homes
—Other Types of Long-Term Care
Health Systems and Networks
—Health Systems
—Networks
—Mergers and Acquisitions
Chapter 4: Money
Health Spending
—Financing Health Care
—Overview
—Medicare
—Medicaid
—SCHIP and Other Government Programs
Private Insurers and Managed Care
Hospital Finances
Chapter 5: Government and Other Types of Oversight
Federal Government
—Role, Priorities, and Trends
—Key Federal Departments and Agencies
—Selected Laws That Affect Hospitals
State Government
—Role, Priorities, and Trends
—Key Areas of State Oversight Activity
LocalGovernment
—Role, Priorities, and Trends
Other Types of Oversight
—Overview
—What Are the Key Organizations?
Glossary

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