9780826120847

Jonas & Kovner's Health Care Delivery in the United States

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  • ISBN13:

    9780826120847

  • ISBN10:

    0826120849

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/1/2002
  • Publisher: Springer Pub Co
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Summary

State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook. Brandon/Hill Medical first-purchase selection (#264). Textbook examines issues from wide perspectives of health policy and public health. Includes new chapters on measurement, long-term care, and quality of care. Chapters include objectives, topical outlines, key terms, and mini-case studies. Softcover, hardcover available. DNLM: Delivery of Health Care--U.S.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Jo Ivey Boufford
Organization of This Book xi
Contributors xv
I: Perspectives
Introduction: The State of Health Care Delivery in the United States
3(7)
Anthony R. Kovner
Steven Jonas
Measurement
10(34)
Steven Jonas
Mary Ann Chiasson
Financing for Health Care
44(24)
Kenneth E. Thorpe
James R. Knickman
The Health Care Workforce
68(39)
Christine T. Kovner
Edward S. Salsberg
Comparative Health Systems
107(38)
Victor G. Rodwin
II: Settings
Hospitals
145(28)
Anthony R. Kovner
Ambulatory Care
173(26)
Andrew P. Mezey
Long-Term Care
199(39)
Penny Hollander Feldman
Pamela Nadash
Michal D. Gursen
Mental Health Services
238(25)
Steven S. Sharfstein
Anne M. Stoline
Lorrin M. Koran
Drugs
263(26)
Robin J. Strongin
Managed Care
289(26)
Helen L. Smits
III: System Performance
Government
315(24)
Michael S. Sparer
Governance and Management
339(23)
Anthony R. Kovner
Improving Quality of Care
362(33)
Susan D. Horn
Access
395(32)
John Billings
Joel C. Cantor
Cost Containment
427(28)
Kenneth E. Thorpe
IV: Futures
Futures
455(21)
James R. Knickman
Appendix A: Glossary 476(13)
Appendix B: A Guide to Sources of Data 489(10)
Jennifer A. Nelson
Mary Ann Chiasson
Appendix C: An Essential Guide to the World Wide Web in Health Care 499(16)
Lesley Reis
Subject Index 515

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