Completely expanded and updated to account for the latest changes in the U.S. health care system, this best-selling text remains the most concise and balanced introduction to the domestic health care system. Like its predecessors, it provides an accessible overview of the basic components of the system: healthcare personnel, hospitals and other institutions, the federal government, financing and payment mechanisms, and managed care. Finally, it provides an insightful look at the prospects for health care reform. Steven Jonas, a revered expert in public health, has enlisted his colleagues, Drs. Raymond and Karen Goldsteen, to add their expertise in public health and health policy and management to this outstanding volume. All students of health care administration and policy, as well as practicing healthcare professionals who simply want a relatively brief overview of the system, will find it useful.Sixth Edition Steven Jonas, MD, MPH, FACPM, Raymond L. Goldsteen, DrPH, Karen Goldsteen, PhD, MPH ... who give or raise substantial sums of money for the hospital or represent important community institutions, such as major employers and banks. ... Health services management: Readings and commentary (7th ed.).
|Title||:||An Introduction to the US Health Care System, Sixth Edition|
|Author||:||Steven Jonas, MD,MPH, FACPM, Raymond L. Goldsteen, DrPH, Karen Goldsteen, PhD, MPH|
|Publisher||:||Springer Publishing Company - 2007-05-25|