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Understanding health policy [electronic resource] : a clinical approach / [edited by] Thomas Bodenheimer, Kevin Grumbach.

Author/Creator:
Bodenheimer, Thomas, author.
Publication:
New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill Education LLC., c2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource
Edition:
7th ed.
Series:
McGraw-Hill's AccessMedicine.
Lange medical book.
Lange medical book
McGraw-Hill's AccessMedicine
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Subjects:
Medical care -- United States.
Medical policy -- United States.
Medical subjects:
Health Policy -- United States.
Health Care Costs -- United States.
Health Care Rationing -- United States.
National Health Insurance, United States -- United States.
Summary:
"Understanding Health Policy: A Clinical Approach is a book about health policy as well as individual patients and caregivers and how they interact with each other and with the overall health system."--Preface.
Contents:
1: Introduction: The Paradox of Excess and Deprivation
2: Paying for Health Care
3: Access to Health Care
4: Paying Health Care Providers
5: How Health Care Is Organized
I: 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 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: Health Care in Four Nations
15: Health 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.
Notes:
"A Lange medical book."
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Description based on cover image and table of contents, viewed on Apr 26, 2016.
Contributor:
Grumbach, Kevin, ath.
ISBN:
9780071770521 (print)
0071770526 (print)
ISSN:
1080-9465
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.