9781428317352

U.S. Health Care Simplified

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  • ISBN13:

    9781428317352

  • ISBN10:

    142831735X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/7/2012
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning

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Summary

Fundamentals of US Health Care: Principles and Perspectives takes the broad, complex topic of health care in the United States and presents it in a digestible, easy-to-read format. Focusing on some of the fundamental issues facing the heath care system today, this book delivers simple, objective coverage of key topics including cost, access, quality, financing, manpower, and public health. By blending current, factual data, basic principles, and multiple perspectives on controversial issues, the book provides a balanced approach to the core issues facing the health care industry. Case studies and vignettes throughout allow readers to explore how these problems impact real-life situations and hone their critical thinking skills for their professional careers.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Introduction
Health Status
Health Services in Perspective
Organization of Health Services
Health Manpower
Public Health
Long-Term Care
Medicare and Medicaid
Health Care Facilities
Cost of Health Care Services
Health Care Financing
Managed Care
Utilization of Health Services
Quality
Health Planning and Regulation
National Health Policy
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