Understanding health policy : a clinical approach /
- Understanding health policy : a clinical approach /
- Bodenheimer, Thomas.
- New York : c2012.
- Emmanuel College, MCPHS Worcester
- 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 2012
MCPHS Circulation - Worcester Campus
RA395.A3 U474 2012