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Delivering Health Care In America (Hardback)

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Hardback 646 Pages / Published: 06/10/2017
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Delivering Health Care in America, Seventh Edition is the most current and comprehensive overview of the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system-from its historical origins and resources, to its individual services, cost, and quality. Using a unique "systems" approach, the text brings together an extraordinary breadth of information into a highly accessible, easy-to-read resource that clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance while presenting a solid overview of how the various components fit together. With updated data and figures throughout, the new seventh edition is a thorough revision that highlights many new trends in health care; examines current challenges in cost, access, and quality; and explores the legacy of Obamacare and the future of health care reform in view of the new presidency. The Seventh Edition covers: * New trends in health care * Chronic conditions in the U.S. along with updated information on global pandemics and infectious diseases * Healthy People 2020 goals * Implications of healthcare professional shortage and the major issues in healthcare workforce after the ACA * New regulations for medical devices and the impact medical technology and technology assessment. * Current information on health insurance * New assessments of patient-centered medical homes in primary care; primary care providers in other countries; and current developments in alternative medicine * Updates on hospital utilization and costs. * Experiences with CO-OPs and ACOs under Obamacare. * Perspectives on community-based LTC. Trends in institutional care. * The uninsured after the ACA; the current status of the homeless; the plight of mental health and healthcare; the quality of care indicators * Current challenges in health care cost, access, and quality; pay-for-performance in healthcare * The critical policy issues; future health policy issues/challenges in both US and abroad

Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
ISBN: 9781284124491
Number of pages: 646
Weight: 822 g
Edition: 7th Revised edition

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