Changing the U S Health Care System

Author: Gerald F. Kominski
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118416406
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The Fourth Edition of Changing the U.S. Health Care System addresses the key topics in health care policy and management, presenting evidence-based views of current issues. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field who integrates evidence to explain the current condition and presents support for needed change. The book examines all the levers in the setting and implementation of health policy, and includes extensive coverage of impact of the Affordable Care Act, particularly on Medicare, Medicaid, and large and small group insurance markets. Also new to this edition is expanded coverage of nursing, disease management, mental health, women's health, children's health, and care for the homeless.

Changing the U S Health Care System

Author: Gerald F. Kominski
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118418905
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Fourth Edition of Changing the U.S. Health Care System addresses the key topics in health care policy and management, presenting evidence-based views of current issues. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field who integrates evidence to explain the current condition and presents support for needed change. The book examines all the levers in the setting and implementation of health policy, and includes extensive coverage of impact of the Affordable Care Act, particularly on Medicare, Medicaid, and large and small group insurance markets. Also new to this edition is expanded coverage of nursing, disease management, mental health, women's health, children's health, and care for the homeless.

Changing the U S Health Care System

Author: Ronald M. Andersen
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
ISBN: 0787954047
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The second edition of Changing the U.S. Health Care System is a thoroughly revised and updated compendium of the most current thought on three key components of health care policy-improving access, controlling costs, and ensuring quality. Written by a stellar panel of experts in the field of health care policy, this second edition highlights the most recent research relevant to health policy issues. This valuable resource also includes analyses of current health care policy challenges and presents a wide range of viable solutions. In addition, the book contains an overview of the opportunities in the growing fields of public health and health policy. The contributors explore in-depth the possibilities for public health and policy reform. For example, they present a multidisciplinary approach and offer effective proposals for the improvement of health care services for vulnerable populations such as low income women, children, and families, and the growing number of homeless people. They also address health care issues that affect populations with special needs including the elderly, who need long-term care, and the HIV/AIDS community. Changing the U.S. Health Care System examines preventative health care and public health services and features valuable information on a wide range of topics including: ? A review of medical malpractice liability ? The ethics of public health and health care services ? The appropriate role of competitive markets versus the regulatory role of government ? The fragmented system of children's health services ? The provision and financing of mental health services ? Prospects for Medicare reform Health care professionals and policy managers, health care policy researchers and analysts, and students will find Changing the U.S. Health Care System to be an essential text for fully understanding public health, health policy, and the possibility of reform. Ronald M. Andersen is the Fred W. and Pamela K. Wasserman Professor of Health Services and professor in the department of sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles Thomas H. Rice is professor, department of health services, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health. Gerald F. Kominski is associate professor, department of health services and associate director, Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health. They are the coeditors of the first edition of Changing the U.S. Health Care System (Jossey-Bass, 1996).

Changing the U S Health Care System 7 X 9 25

Author: Ronald M. Andersen
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN:
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This book fills the gap for a comprehensive, authoritative introduction to the field of adult and continuing education. Two of the subject's most respected authors, Sharan B. Merriam and Ralph G. Brockett, provide an insightful analysis of this rapidly developing field and a thorough grounding in its guiding concepts, purposes, and practices of programs.

Changing the U S Health Care System Key Issues in Health Services Policy and Management

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1467284718
Format: PDF
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Changing the U.S. Health Care System, Key Issues in Health Services Policy and Management. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Financial Management for Nurse Managers Merging the Heart with the Dollar

Author: Janne Dunham-Taylor
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284031047
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Financial Management for Nurse Managers: Merging the Heart with the Dollar, Third Edition is an essential text for nursing students and professionals because it addresses the financial management issues faced by nurse managers. Chief nursing officers and those in nurse administrator roles will also find this text valuable because of the acute focus on the financial impact of administrative and management decisions across hospitals and healthcare organizations.The Third Edition covers a broad range of topics, and demonstrates the interconnectivity between finance and other aspects of health care through evidence in healthcare finance, economics and cost accounting, budgeting, staffing effectiveness, and legal and ethical issues. The text is expertly organized and includes real-world examples to lend context to the reader.Coverage of the value-based reimbursement system is an integral component of the Third Edition. The authors emphasize the concept of giving the patient what is valued and recommend listening to patient needs, collaboration in healthcare decision-making, and shifting the role of the administrator to support care leaders. Additionally, the text has been updated to reflect the impact of the Affordable Care Act.

Financial Management for Nurse Managers

Author: J. Michael Leger
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284127257
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Financial Management for Nurse Managers: Merging the Heart with the Dollar, Fourth Edition is a unique text that addresses the financial management issues faced by nurse leaders in a variety of settings, including hospitals, ambulatory/outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities, and home care. With an evidence-based and practical approach, it covers a wide-range of financial information, including healthcare finance, economics, budgeting, reimbursements, accounting, and financial strategies. Completely updated and revised, the Fourth Edition features a new, streamlined structure that concentrates on core financial management topics while condensing supplemental material. As a result, the text is organized into three parts: * Healthcare, the Economy, and Value-Based Purchasing * Budget Principles * Financial Strategies and Accounting Issues The Fourth Edition also focuses on bringing financial concepts to life for students with real-life applications in nursing practice.

A Review of the HHS Family Planning Program

Author: Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309131170
Format: PDF
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A Review of the HHS Family Planning Program provides a broad evaluation of the Title X family planning program since its establishment in 1970. The program successfully provides family planning services to its target audience of low-income individuals, but there is room for improvement. While the program's core goals are apparent, a secondary set of changing priorities has emerged without a clear, evidence-based strategic process. Also, funding for the program has increased in actual dollars, but has not kept pace with inflation or increased costs. Several aspects of the program's structure could be improved to increase the ability of Title X to meet the needs of its target population. At the same time, the extent to which the program meets those needs cannot be assessed without a greater capacity for long-term data collection. A Review of the HHS Family Planning Program recommends several specific steps to enhance the management and improve the quality of the program, as well as to demonstrate its direct contribution to important end results, such as reducing rates of unintended pregnancy, cervical cancer, and infertility. The book will guide the Office of Family Planning toward improving the effectiveness of the program. Other parties who will find the research and recommendations valuable include programs receiving Title X funding from the Office of Family Planning, policy makers, researchers, and professional organizations.

A Shared Destiny

Author: Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309168571
Format: PDF
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A Shared Destiny is the fourth in a series of six reports on the problems of uninsurance in the United States. This report examines how the quality, quantity, and scope of community health services can be adversely affected by having a large or growing uninsured population. It explores the overlapping financial and organizational basis of health services delivery to uninsured and insured populations, the effects of community uninsurance on access to health care locally, and the potential spillover effects on a community’s economy and the health of its citizens. The committee believes it is both mistaken and dangerous to assume that the persistence of a sizable uninsured population in the United States harms only those who are uninsured.