Princeton University Library Catalog

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

Author:
Bodenheimer, Thomas [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, c2009.
Εdition:
5th ed.
Description:
vii, 222 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes:
"A Lange medical book."
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
1. Introduction: The Paradox of Excess and Deprivation -- 2. Paying for Health Care -- 3. Access to Health Care -- 4. Reimbursing Health Care Providers -- 5. How Health Care is Organized-I -- 6. How Health Care is Organized-II -- 7. The Health Care Workforce and the Education of Health Professionals -- 8. Painful Versus Painless Cost Control -- 9. Mechanisms for Controlling Costs -- 10. Quality of Health Care -- 11. Prevention of Illness -- 12. Long-Term Care -- 13. Medical Ethics and Rationing of Health Care -- 14. Health Care in Four Nations -- 15. National Health Insurance -- 16. Conflict and Change in America's Health Care System -- 17. Conclusion: Tensions and Challenges -- 18. Questions and Discussion Topics.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780071496063 (alk. paper)
  • 0071496068 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
144225845
Related name:
RCP:
C - S