how the U.S. spends little on health promotion yet huge amounts on prolonging unhealthy life at the end of human lifespans
health care financing
competitive bidding among HMOs that reduces premiums for member companies
how pharmacy interfaces with the contemporary health care system
disease management programs
how patient behavior and patient compliance influence the drug use process
capitation--the most powerful tool to reduce the cost of health plans
the role of pharmacists in providing services and products to patients residing in long-term care facilitiesPharmacists will find in this accessible and easy-to-read book the insight they need to channel their expertise into drug product selection, therapeutic substitution, and disease management to see that clinical, economic, and humanistic outcomes are incorporated into developing patient care plans. Pharmacy and the U.S. Health Care System will guide you to action; don't let other forces determine the role your profession will play in the future of health care provision!
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 586
Weight: 1066 g
Dimensions: 229 x 165 x 42 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition
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