Our Unsystematic Health Care System

Author: Grace Budrys, PhD, Professor Emerita, Sociology and MPH Program, DePaul University

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442248483

Category: Social Science

Page: 210

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Significantly revised and updated, the fourth edition of Our Unsystematic Health Care System provides an accessible overview of the US health care system, with a focus on the impact of the Affordable Care Act. As in previous editions, the book introduces health insurance arrangements in the United States and compares them to health care in other countries.
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Unequal Health

How Inequality Contributes to Health Or Illness

Author: Grace Budrys

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742527416

Category: Social Science

Page: 271

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Unequal Health contrasts popular beliefs about the relevance of such factors as sex, race, poverty, and health habits with research on those factors reported in the scientific literature. While the scientific research has burgeoned in recent years, the results are upsetting some firmly fixed beliefs regarding what people can or should do to improve their health.
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Health Care Reform

Author: Lillian E. Forman

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 9781604535327

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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Examines for middle school readers the debates surrounding the issues on health care reform.
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Unequal Health

How Inequality Contributes to Health or Illness

Author: Grace Budrys, PhD, Professor Emerita, Sociology and MPH Program, DePaul University

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442248513

Category: Social Science

Page: 214

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Unequal Health examines why stark differences in health and well-being persist across demographic groups. The third edition features a new chapter on diet, new discussions of substance abuse and the attention it receives depending on who is using, new discussion of the Affordable Care Act and its impact, and more.
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Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations and Challenges

Author: Bernard J. Healey,Tina Marie Evans

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118407938

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

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A comprehensive guide to the structure, synergy, and challenges in U.S. health care delivery Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations and Challenges offers new insights into the most important sectors of the United States' health care industry and the many challenges the future holds. Designed to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date understanding of the system, this textbook covers the many facets of health care delivery and details the interaction of health, environments, organizations, populations, and the health professions. Written by authors with decades of experience teaching and working in health care administration and management, the book examines the current state and changing face of health care delivery in the United States. Each chapter includes learning objectives and discussion questions that help guide and engage deeper consideration of the issues at hand, providing a comprehensive approach for students. Cases studies demonstrating innovations in the delivery of health care services are also presented. Health care administration requires a thorough understanding of the multiple systems that define and shape the delivery of health care in the United States. At the same time, it is important for students to gain an appreciation of the dilemma confronting policy makers, 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 the major health care issues and policy changes that have had an impact on the U.S. health care delivery system. Includes information on U.S. health care delivery, from care to cost, and the forces of change Focuses on major industry players, including providers, insurers, and facilities Highlights challenges facing health care delivery in the future, including physician shortages, quality care, and the chronic disease epidemic The U.S. health care system is undergoing major reform, and the effects will ripple across every sector of the industry. Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations and Challenges gives students a complete introduction to understanding the issues and ramifications.
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Health Care

Opposing Viewpoints

Author: Karen Balkin

Publisher: Greenhaven Press, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780737716856

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 223

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Presents varying opinions about the state of health care in the United States.
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Just don't get sick

access to health care in the aftermath of welfare reform

Author: Karen Seccombe,Kim A. Hoffman

Publisher: Rutgers Univ Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 211

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Health Care Policy and Politics A to Z

Author: Julie Rovner

Publisher: Cq Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 282

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More than three hundred entries explain the history, politics, and terminology of the health care debate. Contents include profiles of government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and congressional committees responsible for making health care policy, plus contact information on the most influential groups; definitions of the terms and concepts essential for understanding health policy; history and analysis of important health care policies and policy debates involving programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, and the uninsured; Reports on medical advances, new drugs and technologies, policy debates, and recent trends in health care delivery; appendixes, including a time line and suggested readings.--From publisher description.
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The Healthcare Debate

Author: Greg M. Shaw

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313356667

Category: Medical

Page: 189

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With the debate over health care consuming the nation, this timely book looks at the evolution of healthcare policy in the United States throughout its history.
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