Princeton University Library Catalog

Healthcare delivery in the U.S.A. : an introduction / Maragaret F. Schulte.

Author:
Schulte, Margaret F. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2009.
Description:
xi, 219 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Summary note:
"Margaret Schulte examines the history of US healthcare and details the maze of the current unforgiving system; explores the regulations that add more complexity than protection; discusses current and potential means of financing; and looks at the contemporary movement towards quality and the solutions that technology can offer."--BOOK JACKET.
Notes:
"A Productivity Press book."
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
1. History of the U. S. Healthcare Delivery System -- 2. Health Status: The Health of the Population -- 3. Components of the Healthcare Delivery System -- 4. Structure of Healthcare Delivery -- 5. Doctors in the Healthcare Delivery Structure -- 6. Workforce: Nurses and Others -- 7. The Legal and Regulatory Environment -- 8. Financing Healthcare -- 9. Quality -- 10. Public Health -- 11. Technology: Medical and Information Technologies.
Subject(s):
Medical careUnited States [Browse]
Other title(s):
Healthcare delivery in the USA
ISBN:
  • 9781420084931 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1420084933 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2009028034
OCLC:
423572805
RCP:
C - S