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Comparative health systems : a global perspective

Author: James A Johnson; Carleen H Stoskopf; Leiyu Shi
Publisher: Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning LCC, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Global health policy, administration, and practice continue to evolve while countries throughout the world seek to balance their economic and health goals through health system reform, improvement, and modification. The Second Edition of Comparative Health Systems: A Global Perspective addresses emerging events, advances, reforms, and challenges in the delivery of health care around the world. Part I offers  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Johnson; Carleen H Stoskopf; Leiyu Shi
ISBN: 9781284111736 1284111733
OCLC Number: 960840881
Description: xvi, 595 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Part I Global Health and Health Systems --
Chapter 1 Introduction to Health Systems --
Chapter 2 Global Health and Disease --
Chapter 3 Global Health Systems Policy and Economics --
Chapter 4 Global and Non-governmental Health Organizations --
Part II Health Systems by Country --
Chapter 5 United States --
Chapter 6 Canada --
Chapter 7 Mexico --
Chapter 8 Peru --
Chapter 9 Brazil --
Chapter 10 United Kingdom --
Chapter 11 France --
Chapter 12 Germany --
Chapter 13 Ireland --
Chapter 14 Russia --
Chapter 15 Turkey --
Chapter 16 Jordan --
Chapter 17 Israel --
Chapter 18 Ghana --
Chapter 19 Nigeria --
Chapter 20 Botswana --
Chapter 21 Bangladesh --
Chapter 22 India --
Chapter 23 China --
Chapter 24 Japan --
Chapter 25 Korea --
Chapter 26 Australia --
Part III Challenges, Innovations, and Opportunities --
Chapter 27 Health System Innovators: Netherlands, Costa Rica, Cuba, and Singapore --
Chapter 28 Health Systems During Crisis and Disaster --
Chapter 29 Health Systems Challenges and Opportunities
Other Titles: Comparative health systems (Johnson)
Responsibility: edited by James Johnson, PhD, MPA, MSC, Medical Social Scientist and Professor, School of Health Sciences, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, and Visiting Professor, St. George's University, Grenada, West Indies, Carleen Stoskopf, ScD, MS, Professor and Chair, Health Management and Policy, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, Leiyu Shi, DrPH, MBA, MPA, Professor, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, and Director, Johns Hopkins Primary Care Care Policy Center, Baltimore, Maryland.

Abstract:

Global health policy, administration, and practice continue to evolve while countries throughout the world seek to balance their economic and health goals through health system reform, improvement, and modification. The Second Edition of Comparative Health Systems: A Global Perspective addresses emerging events, advances, reforms, and challenges in the delivery of health care around the world. Part I offers introduces foundational concepts of health care delivery systems including health and disease; and policy and economics. In Part II, the health systems of 19 unique countries are each examined in their own chapter including France, United Kingdom, Canada, Brazil, Peru, Nigeria, Australia, China, Japan, Russia, and Israel. These chapters carefully explore the country's geography and culture, the history of its health system, followed by a detailed evaluation of cost, quality, access and innovation. Ideal for courses in health administration, public health, nursing and other allied health professions, this innovative text challenges readers to reflect deeply about how health care is organized and delivered. Key Features: " Includes two new chapters that explore innovation and sustainability; and the role and contributions of non-governmental organizations " Examines challenges and opportunities such as disaster and conflict, the changing U.S. health system, and a new chapter on small country innovations " Offers new perspectives in evidence-based approaches to health system improvement; systems thinking at the policy level; integrated information management; macro and micro innovation, and systems sustainability.

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