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9780787948238

Remaking Health Care in America The Evolution of Organized Delivery Systems

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  • ISBN13:

    9780787948238

  • ISBN10:

    0787948233

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-07-07
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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Summary

Stephen Shortell, one the country's leading health care management authorities, and his team of experts use the most current data available to update their classic book Remaking Health Care in America. This expanded second edition includes a clear conceptual framework for health care leaders who must develop more integrative systems of care to meet the challenge of the evolving health care industry. The book also provides practical suggestions and myriad recommendations for developing cost-effective delivery systems across the United States.

Author Biography

STEPHEN M. SHORTELL is Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management and professor of organization behavior, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley. ROBIN R. GILLIES is research specialist in the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley. DAVID A. ANDERSON is a founding principal of Health Care Futures L.P. in Itasca, Illinois. KAREN MORGAN ERICKSON is a principal with Hamilton HMC, the health services division of the international management consulting firm Kurt Salmon Associates. JOHN B. MITCHELL is a founding principal of Health Care Futures L.P. in Itasca, Illinois.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xv
The Authors xvii
The Search for Value and the Demand for Accountability
1(18)
The Organized Delivery System: Ideal Versus Reality
19(12)
Functional Integration
31(36)
Physician Integration
67(62)
Clinical Integration
129(58)
Governance and Management
187(60)
Integrated Health Care and the Community Health Care Management System: Prospects for the Future
247(52)
Resource A: Methods and Measures 299(4)
Resource B: About the Study Systems 303(8)
References 311(16)
Name Index 327(4)
Subject Index 331

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