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The Resource Understanding health policy : a clinical approach, Thomas S. Bodenheimer, Kevin Grumbach

Understanding health policy : a clinical approach, Thomas S. Bodenheimer, Kevin Grumbach

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Understanding health policy : a clinical approach
Title
Understanding health policy
Title remainder
a clinical approach
Statement of responsibility
Thomas S. Bodenheimer, Kevin Grumbach
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is an engaging and clinically applicable work on the principles and structure of the U.S. healthcare system. The authors weave key principles, descriptions, and concrete examples into chapters that make important health policy issues both interesting and understandable. Fully updated to reflect current issues in the ever-changing world of health care, the newest edition addresses all the topics that affect you most, from the structure and organization of the industry to issues regarding government and private insurance to access to healthcare. Everything you need to understand how the health care system works--and your role in it: Clinical vignettes in every chapter illustrate key points; Detailed treatment of both U.S. and international issues; A complete chapter of review questions; NEW Expanded coverage of health-care workers other than physicians; NEW Closer scrutiny of the pharmaceutical industry; and NEW Brand-new chapter on the medical education system
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bodenheimer, Thomas
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA395.A3
LC item number
U474 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WA540.AA1
NLM item number
B65u 2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Grumbach, Kevin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical care
  • Medical policy
  • Health Policy
  • Health Care Costs
  • Health Care Rationing
  • National Health Insurance, United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Understanding health policy : a clinical approach, Thomas S. Bodenheimer, Kevin Grumbach
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Lange medical book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the paradox of excess & deprivation -- Paying for health care -- Access to health care -- Reimbursing health care providers -- How health care is organized I -- How health care is organized II -- The health care workforce and the education of health professionals -- Painful versus painless cost control -- Mechanisms for controlling costs -- Quality of health care -- Prevention of illness -- Long-term care -- Medical ethics and rationing of health care -- Health care in four nations -- National health insurance -- Conflict and change in America's health care system -- Conclusions: tensions and challenges -- Questions and discussion topics
Control code
144225845
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
vii, 222 pages
Isbn
9780071496063
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Understanding health policy : a clinical approach, Thomas S. Bodenheimer, Kevin Grumbach
Publication
Note
"A Lange medical book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the paradox of excess & deprivation -- Paying for health care -- Access to health care -- Reimbursing health care providers -- How health care is organized I -- How health care is organized II -- The health care workforce and the education of health professionals -- Painful versus painless cost control -- Mechanisms for controlling costs -- Quality of health care -- Prevention of illness -- Long-term care -- Medical ethics and rationing of health care -- Health care in four nations -- National health insurance -- Conflict and change in America's health care system -- Conclusions: tensions and challenges -- Questions and discussion topics
Control code
144225845
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
vii, 222 pages
Isbn
9780071496063
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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