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5 edition of The US Health System found in the catalog.

The US Health System

Origins and Functions

by Marshall W. Raffel

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Cengage Delmar Learning .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community nursing,
  • Health systems & services,
  • Nursing - Home & Community Care,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • USA,
  • Public Health,
  • Administration,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Medical / Nursing / General,
  • The;US;Health;System;,
  • Medical care,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9317792M
    ISBN 100766807142
    ISBN 109780766807143

    In the United States, dissimilar to the European nationalised health insurance plans, the market created a private employment based system. Following the Stabilisation Act of , employers, unable to provide higher salaries to attract or retain employees, began to offer insurance plans, including health care packages, as a fringe benefit, thereby beginning the practice of employer-sponsored. Readers will find this book a useful guide to a health care system on the brink of change and to reform debates that are far from over." —Beatrix Hoffman, Social History of Medicine "Although many books have been written about the U.S. health care system, in Still Broken Stephen Davidson does an excellent job summarizing the many and complex.

    In the United States, multiple subsystems of health care delivery have developed, either through market forces or as a result of the need to take care of certain population segments often referred to as special populations. Discussion of the major subsystems follows. Managed Care Managed care is a system of health care delivery that (1) seeks to.   Basics of the U.S. Health Care System, Third Edition provides a broad, fundamental introduction to the workings of the healthcare industry. Engaging and activities-oriented, the text offers an accessible overview of the major concepts of healthcare operations, the role of government, public and private financing, as well as ethical and legal : $

    Editions for Basics of the U.S. Health Care System: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paper. Health Care in the United States combines an explanation of population health with a comprehensive introduction to health services delivery. The author, an expert on health care policy and management, shows how the U.S. health services system is organized, managed, financed, and evaluated. Filled with numerous examples and tables, this important resource illustrates key concepts, trends, and.


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"This is a comprehensive, straightforward, and extremely readable text that thoroughly covers the full range of issues that confront the U.S. health care system. The text balances history, up-to-date detail, and concise overview in a way that makes complex organizational issues very Cited by:   I learned a lot from this book about the US Healthcare System.

It is a worthwhile read for anyone interested in learning all about the fundamentals of our health care system. The authors cover all basic terms from bottom to top and provide excellent explanations about health insurance, policies, and federal/state by: 1.

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determinants of health system performance and identify major policy challenges. 3 This framework was also adopted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) with slight modification. In this modified framework, access to health care and outcomes are included among the goals (Table ).

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health system offers both a historical and current perspective. Readers will learn about the origins of our health system, the forces that have influenced its change, and how the system has responded to those forces of change to become what it is today. Written with the undergraduate in mind, Basics of the U.S.

Health Care System uses simple, reader-friendly language and features hands-on exercises that engage the student in active learning. Each chapter offers a vocabulary crossword puzzle, a vocabulary exercise, real life. Federal.

The federal government plays a large role in the public health system in the country. It surveys the population's health status and health needs, sets policies and standards, passes laws and regulations, supports biomedical and health services research, helps finance and sometimes delivers personal health services, provides technical assistance and resources to state and local health.

Essentials of the U.S. Health Care System, Fourth Edition is a clear and concise distillation of the major topics covered in the best-selling Delivering Health Care in America by the same authors.

Designed for undergraduate and graduate students in programs across the health disciplines, Essentials of the U.S. Health Care System is a reader-friendly, well organized resource that covers.

One explanation for the health disadvantage of the United States relative to other high-income countries might be deficiencies in health services. Although the United States is renowned for its leadership in biomedical research, its cutting-edge medical technology, and its hospitals and specialists, problems with ensuring Americans’ access to the system and providing quality care have been a.

46 chapter 4 Overview of the United States Healthcare System. Health Insurance While most people in the United States have health insurance, one of the main goals of the ACA was to decrease the num-ber of uninsured people.

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This updated edition of the Health Care Handbook covers: • New sections on health IT, team-based care and health care quality • A clear summary of health policy and the Affordable Care Act • Inpatient & outpatient health care and delivery systems • Healt/5(34).Health, United States presents national trends in health statistics on such topics as birth and death rates, infant mortality, life expectancy, morbidity and health status, risk factors, use of ambulatory and inpatient care, health personnel and facilities, financing of health care, health insurance and managed care, and other health topics.