Essentials of the U.S. Health Care System

Author: Leiyu Shi

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449652611

Category: Law

Page: 376

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This is a clear and concise distillation of the major topics covered in the best-selling Delivering Health Care in America by the same authors. It is a reader-friendly, well-organized resource for introdcutory courses or courses requiring a concise supplemenatl text that covers the major characteristics, foundations, and future of the U.S. health care system. This fully revised third edition provides updated data and case scenarios, including expanded information on health care devlivery and its implications for vulnerable populations, current trends in corporatization and globalization, health care reform, and the changing needs of the growing population.
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Essentials of the U.S. Health Care System

Author: Leiyu Shi,Douglas A. Singh

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284100553

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 450

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Essentials of the U.S. Health Care System is the most concise examination of the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system. An ideal resource for courses in health policy, allied health, health administration and more, the text clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance and presents a solid overview of how the various components fit together
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Basics of the U.S. Health Care System

Author: Nancy J. Niles

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763769843

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 333

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The health care industry currently provides over 13 million jobs with a projected 27 percent increase over the next decade the largest increase of any other industry. Given these trends, a basic understanding of the U.S. health care system is important to students across many disciplines including business, law, health administration, pre-medicine, nursing, allied health, public health, and more. This combination textbook and activity workbook gives students a fundamental understanding of the basic concepts of the U.S. healthcare system. Written with the undergraduate in mind, Basics of the U.S. Health Care System uses simple, reader-friendly language and features hands-on exercises that engage the student in active learning. Each chapter offers a vocabulary crossword puzzle, a vocabulary exercise, real life exercises, and Internet exercises.
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Essentials of Health Policy and Law

Author: Joel B. Teitelbaum,Sara E. Wilensky

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449604730

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 294

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Essentials of Health Policy and Law help readers understand the broad context of health policy and law, the essential policy and legal issues impacting and flowing out of the health care and public health systems, and the way health policies and laws are formulated.
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Essentials of Health Information Systems and Technology

Author: Jean A. Balgrosky,Glendale Community College Jeffrey C Pommerville,Lecturer Fielding School of Public Health University of California at Los Angeles Los Angeles California Founder Bootstrap Incubation LLC Solana Beach California Chief Information Officer MD Revolution La Jolla California Jean A Balgrosky

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449648002

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 300

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As health care and public health continue to evolve, the field of health information systems (HIS) has revealed an overwhelming universe of new, emerging, competing, and conflicting technologies and services. This book unravels the mysteries of HIS by breaking technologies down to their component parts, while articulating intricate concepts clearly and carefully in simple, reader-friendly language. It will provide undergraduate and early graduate students with a solid understanding not only of what is needed for a successful healthcare career in HIS, but also of the future as we develop new tools to support improved methods of care, analytics, policy, research, and public health. Contents include: HIS overview; systems and management; biomedical informatics; data and analytics; research, policy, and public health; future directions of HIS. --
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Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations and Challenges

Author: Bernard J. Healey,Tina Marie Evans

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118450140

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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A comprehensive guide to the structure, synergy, and challengesin U.S. health care delivery Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations andChallenges offers new insights into the most important sectorsof the United States' health care industry and the many challengesthe future holds. Designed to provide a comprehensive andup-to-date understanding of the system, this textbook covers themany facets of health care delivery and details the interaction ofhealth, environments, organizations, populations, and the healthprofessions. Written by authors with decades of experience teachingand working in health care administration and management, the bookexamines the current state and changing face of health caredelivery in the United States. Each chapter includes learningobjectives and discussion questions that help guide and engagedeeper consideration of the issues at hand, providing acomprehensive approach for students. Cases studies demonstratinginnovations in the delivery of health care services are alsopresented. Health care administration requires a thorough understanding ofthe multiple systems that define and shape the delivery of healthcare in the United States. At the same time, it is important forstudents to gain an appreciation of the dilemma confronting policymakers, providers, and patients in the struggle to balance cost,quality, and access. Introduction to Health Care Services:Foundations and Challenges is an in-depth examination of themajor health care issues and policy changes that have had an impacton the U.S. health care delivery system. Includes information on U.S. health care delivery, from care tocost, and the forces of change Focuses on major industry players, including providers,insurers, and facilities Highlights challenges facing health care delivery in thefuture, including physician shortages, quality care, and thechronic disease epidemic The U.S. health care system is undergoing major reform, and theeffects will ripple across every sector of the industry.Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations andChallenges gives students a complete introduction tounderstanding the issues and ramifications.
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Health Care Politics, Policy, and Services

A Social Justice Analysis

Author: Gunnar Almgren, MSW, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826104793

Category: Political Science

Page: 368

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Designated a Doody's Core Title! Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award! Who Has a Right to Health Care? What Is the Government's Role in Providing Accessible Health Care? How Are Corporations, Insurance Companies, and Health Care Providers Affecting the Quality of Health Care? And, Most Importantly, Can We Reform the U.S. Health Care System? We often debate these issues in health care policy or public health courses, yet we do so without the proper knowledge of the underlying structure of the U.S. health care system--or a framework by which it can be judged. Many health care workers entering the system are ill-equipped to address the issues faced in direct health care practice, in part because they have no ability to evaluate it. In this innovative text, Gunnar Almgren provides all the tools necessary to understand and critique a health care policy in dire need of change. First, he describes the historical evolution of U.S. health care, explaining how the early roles of hospitals, doctors, and nurses still influence today's system. He explains the complex financial aspects of health care, including the concerns of all its major stakeholders. He looks at the government's role in regulating and funding health care, and how that role has expanded and contracted through various political administrations. An entire chapter describes the facilities and services available for the elderly--an issue that will continue to rise in importance as America ages. Finally, he examines the many causes of disparities in the U.S. health care system. In addition, Almgren offers a unique social justice analysis as a framework by which the current system--and proposed reforms--can be judged. By analyzing the health care system through various models of social justice, we can begin to understand and address the urgent issues of economic, racial, and geographic disparities that plague our current system. With its clear, thorough, and comprehensive coverage of U.S. health care, this unique text is accessible to all those in public health, nursing, social work, public policy, or public administration. No other book addresses the underlying issues of the U.S. health care system alongside a variety of social justice models that we can use to evaluate, and perhaps eventually, change it.
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Hacker & Moore's Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynecology E-Book

Author: Neville F. Hacker,Joseph C. Gambone,Calvin J. Hobel

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437725163

Category: Medical

Page: 496

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Get guidance on evaluation, diagnosis, and management of a wide range of obstetric and gynecologic disorders from the most comprehensive and concise reference on the subject. The 5th Edition of this popular and practical resource features additional clinical photos and material on vaccination and disease prevention. The full-color design with illustrations and photographs complement the text. Access the full text online, along with an additional image gallery, case studies, and online note-taking via Student Consult for a better learning experience. Features a full-color design and images for a visually accessible guide that easily correlates to actual clinical experience. Delivers must-know information efficiently and effectively through a concise, clear writing style. Features a chapter on vaccination and disease prevention and origin for increased clinical focus and utility. Incorporates more clinical photographs for a clearer visual presentation of clinical applications. Reflects changes in the APGO/CREOG objectives through updated content.
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Essentials of Health Information Management: Principles and Practices

Author: Michelle A. Green,Mary Jo Bowie

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1439060185

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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ESSENTIALS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, Second Edition, is a comprehensive book that presents your first semester students with both theoretical and practical applications of health information management. The authors' dynamic and unique approach to this topic targets those students who respond best to hands-on and visual learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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