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Restructuring health care : the patient-focused paradigm

Author: J Philip Lathrop
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©1993.
Series: Jossey-Bass health series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A Patient--Focused Paradigm Brilliant and timely, thoughtful and practical. Regradless of the final shape of health care reform in the U. S. , the patient--focused idea can and must be implemented.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lathrop, J. Philip.
Restructuring health care.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©1993
(OCoLC)665103900
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Philip Lathrop
ISBN: 1555425941 9781555425944
OCLC Number: 28675951
Description: xix, 218 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
The Author --
Introduction --
1. What's the Big Problem? --
2. The Nature of Structural Change --
3. Compartmentalization and Its Discontents: High Cost and Poor Service --
4. Patient Focus Begins with Demand --
5. The Structure of a New Paradigm --
6. Patient Aggregation: From Nursing Units to Patient Care Centers --
7. Initial Deployment Decisions --
8. Enablers for Change --
9. Does It Work? --
Epilogue: The Patient-Focused Enterprise --
Recommended Readings --
Index.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass health series.
Responsibility: J. Philip Lathrop.
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