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An introduction to the U.S. health care system

Author: Steven Jonas; Raymond L Goldsteen; Karen Goldsteen
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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This bestselling text is a concise and balanced classic presenting the domestic health care system. It explains the five major components of the U.S. health care system: 1. health care institutions (hospitals and nursing homes)2. health care personnel (physicians, nurses, and others)3. financing mechanisms4. research and educational institutions that produce biomedical knowledge and health personnel5. firms  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jonas, Steven.
Introduction to the U.S. health care system.
New York : Springer, ©2007
(DLC) 2007009577
(OCoLC)85817987
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Jonas; Raymond L Goldsteen; Karen Goldsteen
ISBN: 9780826103154 0826103154 082610214X 9780826102140
OCLC Number: 170933217
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 308 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Health care workforce --
Hospitals and other health care institutions --
Primary and ambulatory care --
Government and the health care system --
Financing --
Health care system performance --
From prepaid group medical practice to managed care --
Health care reform.
Other Titles: Introduction to the US health care system
Responsibility: Steven Jonas, Raymond L. Goldsteen, Karen Goldsteen.
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Presents the domestic health care system. This book explains the five major components of the US health care system: health care institutions; health care personnel; financing mechanisms; research  Read more...

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"Dr. Jonas has been a voice in the wilderness preaching sense about both health and health services for years. He clearly identifies the problems and issues facing the system and its beneficiaries, Read more...

 
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