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Hong Kong's health system : reflections, perspectives, and visions

Author: Gabriel M Leung; John Bacon-Shone
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Intended for students, academics, health care professionals, government officials, politicians, and the general public, this book contains contributions for Hong Kong's health care reform  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel M Leung; John Bacon-Shone
ISBN: 9789622098046 9622098045
OCLC Number: 70845284
Description: xx, 547 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Forces of change --
pt. I. Commentary : history, ethics and forces of change / John Bacon-Shone and Gabriel M. Leung --
1. A historical review : the colonial legacy / Derek Gould --
2. Philosophy, ethics and societal values in health system reform / Marc Roberts --
3. Confucian care-based philosophical foundation of health care / Julia Tao --
4. Implications of the demographic transition / Paul Yip, Joseph Lee and C.K. Law --
5. Changing patient expectations / Iris Chan and Mary Ann Benitez --
6. Comparative health system models in East Asia / Ruiping Fan and Ian Holliday --
7. The role of public health in social justice : the next steps in Hong Kong / Anthony Hedley --
pt. II. The organisation and management of health care --
pt. II & III. Commentary : organizational, management and quality of care issues / Gabriel M. Leung and John Bacon-Shone --
8. Operations management in the public sector / Janice Johnston --
9. The private-public interface / David Fang --
10. The emergence of managed care / Nelson Wong --
11. Long-term care and hospital care for the elderly / Chu Leung-Wing and Iris Chi --
pt. III. Quality of care --
12. Quality of care and patient redress : a professional perspective / Felice Lieh-Mak --
13. Quality of care and patient redress : a patient perspective / Chu Yiu-Ming --
14. Nurses as agents of quality improvement / Sophia Chan, David R. Thompson and Thomas Wong --
15. Quality indicators and health targets / Geoffrey Lieu --
16. Clinical governance and quality management / Vivian Wong, Liu Hing-Wing and Helen Poon --
pt. IV. The financing of health care --
pt. IV. Commentary : health financing reform / Gabriel M. Leung and John Bacon-Shone --
17. Health financing trends in greater China / Paul Gross --
18. The origins of Hong Kong's domestic health accounts / Ravindra P. Rannan-Eliya --
19. Health financing in Hong Kong : the current status / Raymond Yeung and Chan Wai-Sum --
20. A systematic approach to reforming Hong Kong's health financing : the Harvard proposal / Winnie Yip and William Hsiao --
21. Health financing and resources : new government proposals / Looi-Looi Low and Su-Vui Lo --
22. The challenges of reforming Hong Kong's health system / Alan Maynard.
Responsibility: edited by Gabriel M. Leung and John Bacon-Shone.

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