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Chaos and organization in health care

Author: Thomas H Lee; James J Mongan
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : The MIT Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One of the most daunting challenges facing the new U.S. administration is health care reform, The size of the system, the number of stakeholders, and ever-rising costs make the problem seem almost intractable. But in Chaos and Organization in Health Care, two leading physicians offer an optimistic prognosis. in their frontline work as providers, Thomas Lee and James Mongan see the inefficiency, the missed  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas H Lee; James J Mongan
ISBN: 9780262013536 0262013533 9780262517621 0262517620
OCLC Number: 318100436
Description: xv, 278 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The problem is chaos --
Chaos --
Progress --
Fragmentation --
The solution is organization --
What does organization in healthcare look like? --
What kind of systems improve healthcare? --
Tightly structured healthcare delivery organizations --
Organizing the mainstream of American medicine --
What can payers, employers, and patients do? --
How do we get there? --
Evolution or revolution? --
Provider change --
Payment change --
Market change --
Accelerating evolution.
Responsibility: Thomas H. Lee, M.D. and James J. Mongan.

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Two leading physicians' prescription for solving our health care problems: organizing the fragmented system that delivers care.  Read more...

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