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Understanding Health Policy: A Clinical Approach

Thomas Bodenheimer, Kevin Grumbach
Format
Book
Published
New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, [2016]
Edition
Seventh edition
Language
English
ISBN
9781259584756, 1259584755
Contents
  • Introduction: the paradox of excess and deprivation
  • Paying for health care
  • Access to health care
  • Paying health care providers
  • How health care is organized-I: Primary, secondary, and tertiary care
  • How health care is organized-II: Health delivery systems
  • Health care workforce and the education of health professionals
  • Painful versus painless cost control
  • Mechanisms for controlling costs
  • Quality of health care
  • Prevention of illness
  • Long-term care
  • Medical ethics and rationing of health care
  • Health care in four nations
  • Health care reform and national health insurance
  • Conflict and change in America's health care system
  • Conclusion: tensions and challenges
  • Questions and discussion topics.
Description
vii, 225 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
  • At head of title: A Lange medical book.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
HEALTH SCIENCES: Purchased with support from the Ralph Erskine Conrad Memorial Fund.
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