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Title:
Jonas and Kovner's health care delivery in the United States
Author:
Kovner, Anthony R.
Edition:
Seventh edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Springer Pub., 2002.
Physical Description:
xxii, 534 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Ch. 1. Introduction: The State of health care delivery in the United States -- Ch. 2. Measurement -- Ch. 3. Financing for health care -- Ch. 4. The health care workforce -- Ch. 5. Comparative health systems -- Ch. 6. Hospitals -- Ch. 7. Ambulatory care -- Ch. 8. Long-term care -- Ch. 9. Mental health services -- Ch. 10. Drugs -- Ch. 11. Managed care -- Ch. 12. Government -- Ch. 13. Governance and management -- Ch. 14. Improving quality of care -- Ch. 15. Access -- Ch. 16. Cost containment -- Ch. 17. Futures.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy022/2002017573.html
ISBN:
9780826120854

9780826120847
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Thoroughly presents today's health care system, its administration and its dissemination.


Summary

Thoroughly presents today's health care system, its administration and its dissemination.


Table of Contents

Jo Ivey BouffordAnthony R. Kovner and Steven JonasSteven Jonas and Mary Ann ChiassonKenneth E. Thorpe and James R. KnickmanChristine T. Kovner and Edward S. SalsbergVictor G. RodwinAnthony R. KovnerAndrew P. MezeyPenny Hollander Feldman and Pamela Nadash and Michal D. GursenSteven S. Sharfstein and Anne M. Stoline and Lorrin M. KoranRobin J. StronginHelen L. SmitsMichael S. SparerAnthony R. KovnerSusan D. HornJohn Billings and Joel C. CantorKenneth E. ThorpeJames R. KnickmanJennifer A. Nelson and Mary Ann ChiassonLesley Reis
Forewordp. ix
Organization of This Bookp. xi
Contributorsp. xv
I Perspectives
1 Introduction: The State of Health Care Delivery in the United Statesp. 3
2 Measurementp. 10
3 Financing for Health Carep. 44
4 The Health Care Workforcep. 68
5 Comparative Health Systemsp. 107
II Settings
6 Hospitalsp. 145
7 Ambulatory Carep. 173
8 Long-Term Carep. 199
9 Mental Health Servicesp. 238
10 Drugsp. 263
11 Managed Carep. 289
III System Performance
12 Governmentp. 315
13 Governance and Managementp. 339
14 Improving Quality of Carep. 362
15 Accessp. 395
16 Cost Containmentp. 427
IV Futures
17 Futuresp. 455
Appendix A Glossaryp. 476
Appendix B A Guide to Sources of Datap. 489
Appendix C An Essential Guide to the World Wide Web in Health Carep. 499
Subject Indexp. 515