Princeton University Library Catalog
- Shi, Leiyu [Browse]
- Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, c2006.
- v, 227 p. ; 28 cm.
- Related name
- Chapter 1. Major Characteristics of US Health Care Delivery -- Subsystems of US Health Care Delivery -- Characteristics of the US Health Care System -- Health Care Systems of Other Developed Countries -- Systems Framework -- Chapter 2. Foundation of US Health Care Delivery -- Determinants of Health -- Cultural Beliefs and Values -- Strategies to Improve Health -- Chapter 3. Historical Overview of US Health Care Delivery -- Medical Services in Preindustrial America -- Medical Services in Postindustrial America -- History of Health Insurance -- Year 1970 into the 21st Century -- Chapter 4. Health Care Providers and Professionals -- Physicians -- Dentists -- Pharmacists -- Other Doctoral-Level Health Professionals -- Nurses -- Nonphysician Practitioners -- Allied Health Professionals -- Health Services Administrators -- Chapter 5. Technology and Its Effects -- Information Technology -- Use of Medical Technology -- Role of the Government in Technology Diffusion -- Impact of Medical Technology -- Assessment of Medical Technology -- Benefits of Technology Assessment -- Chapter 6. Financing and Reimbursement Methods -- Effects of Health Care Financing and Insurance -- Insurance: Its Nature and Purpose -- Private Insurance -- Public Insurance -- Reimbursement Methods -- National Health Expenditures -- Chapter 7. Outpatient Services and Primary Care -- Scope of Outpatient Services -- Outpatient Care Settings and Methods of Delivery -- Primary Care -- Chapter 8. Hospitals -- Evolution of the Hospital in the United States -- Expansion and Downsizing of Hospitals in the United States -- Access and Utilization by the US Population -- Utilization of Hospital Capacity -- Hospital Employment -- Types of Hospitals -- Licensure, Certification, and Accreditation -- Hospital Organization -- Ethics and Public Trust -- Chapter 9. Managed Care and Integrated Organizations -- Evolution and Growth of Managed Care -- Utilization Control Methods in Managed Care -- Types of Managed Care Organizations -- Impact of Cost, Access, and Quality -- Health Networks -- Types of Integration -- Chapter 10. Long-Term Care Services -- Community-Based LTC Services -- Institutional LTC -- Licensing and Certification of Nursing Homes -- Other LTC Services -- State of the Nursing Home Industry -- Chapter 11. Underserved Populations -- Framework to Study Vulnerable Populations -- Enabling Characteristics -- Need Characteristics -- Chapter 12. Cost, Access, and Quality -- Cost of Health Care -- High in Cost -- Reasons for High Cost -- Cost Containment -- Unequal in Access -- Average in Quality -- Developments in Process Improvement -- Chapter 13. Health Policy -- Principal Features of US Health Policy -- Development of Legislative Health Policy -- Critical Policy Issues -- Chapter 14. The Future of Health Services Delivery -- Future of Managed Care, Health Care Costs, and System Reform -- Trends in Health Insurance -- Options for Comprehensive Reform -- National and Global Challenges -- Bioterrorism and the Transformation of Public Health -- Future of Health Care Workforce -- New Frontiers in Technology.
- Other title(s)
- Essentials of the United States health care system
- Essentials of the U.S. health care system
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