Princeton University Library Catalog

Delivering health care in America : a systems approach / Leiyu Shi, Douglas A. Singh.

Author:
Shi, Leiyu [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, c2008.
Εdition:
4th ed.
Description:
xxviii, 649 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Summary note:
"Delivering Health Care in America provides a comprehensive overview of the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system - from its historical origins and resources to its individual services, cost, and quality. Using the unique "systems'' approach, it brings together an extraordinary breadth of information into a highly accessible, easy-to-read text that clarifies the complexities of healthcare organization and finance, while presenting a solid overview of how the various components fit together."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Ch. 1. A distinctive system of health care delivery -- Ch. 2. Beliefs, values, and health -- Ch. 3. The evolution of health services in the United States -- Ch. 4. Health services professionals -- Ch. 5. Medical technology -- Ch. 6. Health services financing -- Ch. 7. Outpatient and primary care services -- Ch. 8. Inpatient facilities and services -- Ch. 9. Managed care and integrated organizations -- Ch. 10. Long-term care -- Ch. 11. Health services for special populations -- Ch. 12. Cost, access, and quality -- Ch. 13. Health policy -- Ch. 14. The future of health services delivery.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780763745127 (pbk.)
  • 076374512X (pbk.)
LCCN:
2007010553
OCLC:
85885364
Related name:
RCP:
C - S