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9781284143560

Hospitals and Health Systems What They Are and How They Work

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  • ISBN13:

    9781284143560

  • ISBN10:

    1284143562

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2019-02-13
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Table of Contents

Chapter1 Hospitals: Origins and Growth: From Early Times to 1900
Chapter2 Becoming the Center of the “Healthcare System�: 1900 to 1945
Chapter3 The American Hospital from 1945 to the Present
Chapter4 Medicare and Medicaid: Major Game-Changers
Chapter5 Enter Managed Care
Chapter6 Health Benefits Coverage and Types of Health Plans
Chapter7 Reimbursement: Following the Money
Chapter8 Is Bigger Better? Hospitals and “Merger Mania�
Chapter9 The Health System Emerges
Chapter10 Mergers, Acquisitions, and the Government
Chapter11 Structure, Organization, and Portals to Care
Chapter12 Direct Patient Care: The Hospital Team
Chapter13 Staffing Shortages: Then, Now, and Continuing
Chapter14 The Physical Facility
Chapter15 Business Activities and the Business of Medicine
Chapter16 Unions in Healthcare Organizations

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