The Resource Understanding health policy : a clinical approach, Thomas S. Bodenheimer, Kevin Grumbach, (electronic resource)

Understanding health policy : a clinical approach, Thomas S. Bodenheimer, Kevin Grumbach, (electronic resource)

Label
Understanding health policy : a clinical approach
Title
Understanding health policy
Title remainder
a clinical approach
Statement of responsibility
Thomas S. Bodenheimer, Kevin Grumbach
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This text covers fundamental topics such as cost containment, health insurance, managed care and physician and hospital payment. Case histories bring to life important policy issues within the health care system and provide a clinical flavour.
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
362.10973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
Understand how the healthcare system works - and how you can succeed in it Covers the 2010 Affordable Care Act The most trusted and comprehensive guide to healthcare available, Understanding Health Policy provides everything students and professionals need to build a solid foundation on the field's most critical issues. Expert practitioners in both the public and private healthcare sectors, the authors cover the entire scope of our healthcare system-from the concepts behind policy decisions to concrete examples of how they affect patients and professionals alike. Understanding Health Policy, 6e makes otherwise difficult concepts easy to understand-so you can make better decisions, improve outcomes, and enact positive change on a daily basis. Features: Coverage of structure, organization, and financing of the health care system Key principles, descriptions, and concrete examples are skillfully interwoven in each chapter to make important issues interesting and understandable Clinical vignettes clarify difficult concepts and demonstrate how they apply to real-world situations Comprehensive list of review questions reinforce what you have learned Understanding Health Policy, 6e will help you develop a clearer, more systematic way of thinking about health care in the United States, its problems, and the alternatives for managing and solving these problems. Understand how the healthcare system works - and how you can succeed in it Covers the 2010 Affordable Care Act The most trusted and comprehensive guide to healthcare available, Understanding Health Policy provides everything students and professionals need to build a solid foundation on the field's most critical issues. Expert practitioners in both the public and private healthcare sectors, the authors cover the entire scope of our healthcare system-from the concepts behind policy decisions to concrete examples of how they affect patients and professionals alike. Understanding Health Policy, 6e makes otherwise difficult concepts easy to understand-so you can make better decisions, improve outcomes, and enact positive change on a daily basis. Features: Coverage of structure, organization, and financing of the health care system Key principles, descriptions, and concrete examples are skillfully interwoven in each chapter to make important issues interesting and understandable Clinical vignettes clarify difficult concepts and demonstrate how they apply to real-world situations Comprehensive list of review questions reinforce what you have learned Understanding Health Policy, 6e will help you develop a clearer, more systematic way of thinking about health care in the United States, its problems, and the alternatives for managing and solving these problems
Label
Understanding health policy : a clinical approach, Thomas S. Bodenheimer, Kevin Grumbach, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Previous ed.: 2009
  • Formerly CIP.
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
1. Introduction: The Paradox of Excess and Deprivation 2. Paying for Health Care 3. Access to Health Care 4. Reimbursing Health Care Providers 5. How Health Care is Organized 1: Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Care 6. How Health Care is Organized II: Health Delivery Systems 7. The Health Care Workforce and the Education of Health Care Professionals 8. Painful Versus Painless Cost Control 9. Mechanisms for Controlling Costs 10. Quality of Health Care 11. Prevention of Illness 12. Long-Term Care 13. Medical Ethics and Rationing of Health Care 14. Healh Care in Four Nations 15. Healh Care Reform and National Health Insurance 16. Conflict and Change in America's Health Care System 17. Conclusion: Tensions and Challenges 18. Questions and Discussion Topics
Control code
000058155647
Edition
6th ed
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 231 pages. )
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780071770521
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36737264
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. :
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)798103146
  • accessmed36737264

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