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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.
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.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0131042335
LCCN:
96010745
OCLC:
34357334
Related name:
RCP:
C - S