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Customer-directed healthcare reform with episode pricing / [edited by] Douglas Emery.

Publication:
Mason, Ohio : Thomson, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 208 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Managed care plans (Medical care) -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Health insurance -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Health care reform -- United States.
Medical fees -- United States.
Medical subjects:
Insurance, Health -- economics.
Episode of Care.
Fees and Charges.
Health Care Reform.
Health Expenditures.
Managed Care Programs.
Contents:
The economics of episode contracting
What is an episode of care?
What is a minimalist recipe for accelerated reengineering of our delivery systems?
Focused factories
for the healthcare industry?
Episodes of care: a successful model
Improving the efficiency of inpatient care in the medicare program using global payments and physician incentives
Unleashing the market: next generation networks for consumer driven health care
Creating information systems to support effective, efficient health care
The employer's role in realigning risks and incentives
Program review of past and existing global payment programs.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Emery, Douglas W.
ISBN:
0324303289 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
61692719