Health care systems around the world : characteristics, issues, reforms / Marie L. Lassey, William R. Lassey, Martin J. Jinks.

Author
Lassey, Marie L. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 1997.
Description
xiii, 370 p. : ill., maps 24 cm.

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
1. Introduction: Basic Issues and Concepts -- 2. The Countries and Their Characteristics -- 3. The United States: High-Technology and Limited Access -- 4. Canada: Challenges to Public Payment for Universal Care -- 5. Japan: Preventive Health Care as Cultural Norm -- 6. Germany: A Tradition of Universal Health Care -- 7. France: Centrally Controlled and Locally Managed -- 8. The Netherlands: Gradual Adaptation -- 9. Sweden: Decentralized Comprehensive Care -- 10. The United Kingdom: The Economy Model -- 11. The Czech Republic: A New Mixture of Public and Private Services -- 12. Hungary: Creating a Remodeled System -- 13. Russia: Transition to Market and Consumer Orientation -- 14. China: Privatizing Socialist Health Care -- 15. Mexico: Modernizing Structure and Expanded Rural Services -- 16. Organizational Variations and Reforms -- 17. Economic Organization of Health Care: Comparative Perspectives -- 18. Expectations for Reform: A Glimpse at the Future.
ISBN
0131042335
LCCN
96010745
OCLC
34357334
RCP
C - S

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