Health care USA : understanding its organization and delivery / Harry A. Sultz, Kristina M. Young.

Author
Sultz, Harry A. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
6th ed., Thoroughly rev.
Published/​Created
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2009.
Description
xxiii, 492 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.

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Summary note
"Health Care USA is an ideal text for introductory courses on the organization and delivery of U.S. health care for students in schools of public health, medicine, nursing, health administration, and other health professions. It provides a clear overview of the U.S. healthcare system and the professional, political, social, and economic forces that have shaped it. The reader will gain critical insights into diverse healthcare topics and issues that are necessary to relate intelligently in the various segments of the healthcare sector. The text is accompanied by a full package of instructor resources including an Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint lecture slides, and a Test Bank."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Ch. 1. Overview of health care : a population perspective -- Ch. 2. Benchmark developments in U.S. health care -- Ch. 3. Hospitals : origin, organization, and performance -- Ch. 4. Ambulatory care -- Ch. 5. Medical education and the changing practice of medicine -- Ch. 6. Health care personnel -- Ch. 7. Financing health care -- Ch. 8. Long-term care -- Ch. 9. Mental health services -- Ch. 10. Public health and the role of government in health care -- Ch. 11. Research : how health care advances -- Ch. 12. The future of health care -- App. A. Abbreviations and acronyms -- App. B. Websites.
ISBN
  • 9780763749743 (pbk.)
  • 0763749745 (pbk.)
LCCN
2007044092
OCLC
176925239
RCP
C - S