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Understanding health policy : a clinical approach /

Title:
Understanding health policy : a clinical approach /
Author:
Bodenheimer, Thomas.
Published:
New York : c2012.
Format:
Book
Institution:
Emmanuel College, MCPHS Worcester
Contents:
Introduction: the paradox of excess and deprivation -- Paying for health care -- Access to health care -- Reimbursing health care providers -- How health care is organised -- I: primary, secondary, and tertiary care -- How health care is organised -- II: health delivery systems -- Health care workforce and the education of health professionals -- Painful versus painless cost control -- Mechanisms for controlling costs -- Quality of health care -- Prevention of illness -- Long-term care -- Medical ethics and rationing of health care -- Health care in four nations -- Health care reform and national health insurance -- Conflict and change in America's health care system -- Conclusion: tensions and challenges -- Questions and discussion topics.

Online access:
No online access
Library holdings:
Emmanuel Main Stacks
RA395.A3 B63 2012Available
MCPHS Circulation - Worcester Campus
RA395.A3 U474 2012Available