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Unmanageable Care : an Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico.

Author: Jessica M Mulligan
Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 2014.
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In Unmanageable Care, anthropologist Jessica M. Mulligan goes to work at an HMO and records what it's really like to manage care. Set at a health insurance company dubbed Acme, this book chronicles how the privatization of the health care system in Puerto Rico transformed the experience of accessing and providing care on the island. Through interviews and participant observation, the book explores the everyday  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Mulligan, Jessica M.
Unmanageable Care : An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico.
New York : NYU Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica M Mulligan
ISBN: 9780814764992 0814764991 9780814770702 0814770703
OCLC Number: 1023765308
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (312 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Learning to Manage; PART I: ELEMENTS OF A SYSTEM; 1. A History of Reform: Colonialism, Public Health, and Privatized Care; 2. Regulating a Runaway Train: Everyone Is Replaceable; 3. New Consumer Citizens: Life Histories; PART II: THE BUSINESS OF CARE: MARKET VALUES AND MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES; 4. Quality: Managing by Numbers; 5. Complaints: The Wrong Glucometer ... Again!; 6. Market Values: Partnering and Choice; Conclusion: Ungovernability as Market Rule; Appendix 1: A Methodological Appendix; Appendix 2: Interview Descriptions; Notes. Works CitedIndex; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; About the Author.

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In Unmanageable Care, anthropologist Jessica M. Mulligan goes to work at an HMO and records what it's really like to manage care. Set at a health insurance company dubbed Acme, this book chronicles how the privatization of the health care system in Puerto Rico transformed the experience of accessing and providing care on the island. Through interviews and participant observation, the book explores the everyday contexts in which market reforms were enacted. It follows privatization into the compliance department of a managed care organization, through the visits of federal auditors to a health.

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