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Reorganizing health care delivery systems : problems of managed care and other models of health care delivery

Author: Jennie J Kronenfeld
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2003.
Series: Research in the sociology of health care, v. 21.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This book addresses important themes in medical sociology, with papers that range from those with an explicit policy point of view to narrower papers on more specific issues in health care delivery. One of the lessons of the past decade is that no countries in the world are completely satisfied with their health care delivery systems nor do they believe they have resolved the tensions of how to provide access to  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennie J Kronenfeld
ISBN: 9780762310692 0762310693
OCLC Number: 55008693
Description: xviii, 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Managed Care Issues and Organizational Features --
Surveys of Members of Health Care Insurance Plans: Methodological Issues / Donna J. Brogan --
Organizational Variation in the Managed Care Industry in the 1990s: Implications for Institutional Change / Denise Anthony and Jane Banaszak-Holl --
Education, Managed Health Care Experiences, and Health Outcomes / James W. Grimm, Zachary W. Brewster and D. Clayton Smith --
The Influence of Clinic Organizational Features on Providers' Assessments of Patient Adherence to Treatment Regimens / Karen Lutfey --
pt. II. Special Groups of Patients and Health Issues --
Inner Strength and the Existential Self: Improving Managed Care for HIV + Women through the Integration of Nursing and Sociological Concepts / Joseph A. Kotarba, Brenda Haile, Peggy Landrum and Debra Trimble --
Paradigm Tension in Management of Chronic Disease / Nancy G. Kutner --
Delivering Long Term Care in a Changing Environment: The Impact of Managed Care in the United States / Teresa L. Scheid and Diane L. Zablotsky --
pt. III. Lessons from Other Countries --
Making Reform Locally: General Practitioners, Health Care Managers and the "New" British Health Service / Katherine Clegg Smith --
Social Capital, Health Status, and Health Services Use Among Older Women in Almaty, Kazakhstan / Thomas T.H. Wan and Blossom Y.J. Lin --
pt. IV. Broader Policy Concerns and Health Insurance Reform --
Universal Health Care --
An Idea Whose Time has Come / Elizabeth Furlong --
Life After Welfare in Rural Communities and Small Towns: Planning for Health Insurance / Karen Seccombe and Richard Lockwood.
Series Title: Research in the sociology of health care, v. 21.
Responsibility: edited by Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld.

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The 11 papers that comprise this volume cover managed care issues and organizational features, special groups of patients and health issues, lessons from countries around the world and broader policy  Read more...

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