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Modernising health care : reinvesting professions, the state and public

Author: Ellen Kuhlmann
Publisher: Bristol : The Policy Press, 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Modernising health care: Reinventing professions, the state and the public is a crucial contribution to debates about the rapid modernisation of health care systems and the dynamics of changing modes  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Kuhlmann
ISBN: 9781861348586 1861348584
OCLC Number: 475220378
Description: viii, 268 s
Contents: Introduction; Towards 'citizen professonals': contextualising professions and the state; Part one: Mapping change in comparative perspective: Global models of restructuring health care: challenges of integration and coordination; Remodelling a corporatist health system: change and conservative forces; Drivers and enablers of change: exploring dynamics in Germany; Part two: Dynamics of new governance in the German health system: Hybrid regulation: the rise of networks and managerialsim; Transformations of professionalism: permeable boundaries in a contested terrain; New actors enter the stage: silent voices of consumers in the landscape of biomedicine; Part three: The rise of new professionalism in late modernity: Professions and trust: new technologies of building trust in medical services; The knowledge-power knot in professionalism: transforming the 'currency of competition'; Conclusion.
Responsibility: Ellen Kuhlmann

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