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Delivering Health Care in America, Seventh Edition is the most current and comprehensive overview of the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system—from its historical origins and resources, to its individual services, cost, and quality. Using a unique “systems” approach, the text brings together an extraordinary breadth of information into a highly accessible, easy-to-read resource that clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance while presenting a solid overview of how the various components fit together.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Shi
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2017-10-06
File: 646 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781284124491

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In a clear, cohesive format, Delivering Health Care in America provides a comprehensive overview of the basic structures and operations of the US health system—from its historical origins and resources, to its individual services, cost, and quality. Using a unique “systems” approach, it brings together an extraordinary breadth of information into a highly accessible, easy-to-read text that clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance, while presenting a solid overview of how the various components fit together. The fourth edition has been thoroughly updated with the latest information on: The global threat of avian influenza Health policy agenda of the Bush administration Progress towards Healthy People 2010 goals The effects of corporatization, information revolution, and globalization on health care delivery. The role of hospitals in the U.S. healthcare system The continuing nursing shortage Prospective payment initiatives for inpatient psychiatric facilities and inpatient rehabilitation facilities Pay-for-performance initiatives Trends in home health care services The role of long-term care hospitals and reimbursement for their services Disease management as a strategy to manage utilization The role of inpatient rehabilitation facilities Updated information on health services for special populations State strategies to provide universal coverage State Children’s Health Insurance Plan reauthorization issues The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief High-deductible health plans Insurance restructuring in Massachusetts Challenges in long-term care The era of evidence-based medicine Mandates of recent legislation such as the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 and the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 New Fifth Edition Now Available

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Leiyu Shi
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2009-10-06
File: 650 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781449656126

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Genre: Medical
Author: Leiyu Shi
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Release: 2014-09-15
File: 662 Pages
ISBN-13: 1284069656

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Delivering Health Care in America, Sixth Edition is the most current and comprehensive overview of the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system—from its historical origins and resources, to its individual services, cost, and quality. Using a unique “systems” approach, the text brings together an extraordinary breadth of information into a highly accessible, easy-to-read resource that clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance while presenting a solid overview of how the various components fit together. While the book maintains its basic structure and layout, the Sixth Edition is nonetheless the most substantive revision ever of this unique text. Because of its far-reaching scope, different aspects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are woven throughout all 14 chapters. The reader will find a gradual unfolding of this complex and cumbersome law so it can be slowly digested. Additionally, as U.S. health care can no longer remain isolated from globalization, the authors have added new global perspectives, which the readers will encounter in several chapters. Key Features: - Comprehensive coverage of the ACA and its impact on each aspect of the U.S. health care system woven throughout the book - New “ACA Takeaway” section in each chapter as well as a new Topical Reference Guide to the ACA at the front of the book - Updated tables and figures, current research findings, data from the 2010 census, updates on Healthy People 2020, and more - Detailed coverage of the U.S. health care system in straightforward, reader-friendly language that is appropriate for graduate and undergraduate courses alike

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Leiyu Shi
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2014-03-05
File: 650 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781284037753

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This special bundle includes a print copy of Delivering Health Care in America, Seventh Edition, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, and the Navigate 2 Scenario for Health Care Delivery. Delivering Health Care in America, Seventh Edition is the most current and comprehensive overview of the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system--from its historical origins and resources, to its individual services, cost, and quality. Using a unique "systems" approach, the text brings together an extraordinary breadth of information into a highly accessible, easy-to-read resource that clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance while presenting a solid overview of how the various components fit together. With updated data and figures throughout, the new seventh edition is a thorough revision that highlights many new trends in health care; examines current challenges in cost, access, and quality; and explores the legacy of Obamacare and the future of health care reform in view of the new presidency. The Seventh Edition covers: New trends in health care Chronic conditions in the U.S. along with updated information on global pandemics and infectious diseases Healthy People 2020 goals Implications of healthcare professional shortage and the major issues in healthcare workforce after the ACA New regulations for medical devices and the impact medical technology and technology assessment. Current information on health insurance New assessments of patient-centered medical homes in primary care; primary care providers in other countries; and current developments in alternative medicine Updates on hospital utilization and costs. Experiences with CO-OPs and ACOs under Obamacare. Perspectives on community-based LTC. Trends in institutional care. The uninsured after the ACA; the current status of the homeless; the plight of mental health and healthcare; the quality of care indicators Current challenges in health care cost, access, and quality; pay-for-performance in healthcare The critical policy issues; future health policy issues/challenges in both US and abroad

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Leiyu Shi
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2018-06-29
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1284169316

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"How do we understand and also assess the health care of America? Where is health care provided? What are the characteristics of those institutions which provide it? Over the short term, how are changes in health care provisions affecting the health of the population, the cost of care, and access to care? These core issues regarding our health policy are answered in this text.This is a textbook for course work in health care, the handbook for administrators and policy makers, and the standard for in-service training programs"--Provided by the Publisher.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Steven Jonas
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release: 2005-06-22
File: 753 Pages
ISBN-13: 0826120881

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Genre: Medical care
Author: Leiyu Shi
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Release: 2006
File: 216 Pages
ISBN-13: 0763742244

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This bundle includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Delivering Health Care in America, Seventh Edition along with the Navigate 2 Scenario for Health Care Delivery. Delivering Health Care in America, Seventh Edition is the most current and comprehensive overview of the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system--from its historical origins and resources, to its individual services, cost, and quality. Using a unique "systems" approach, the text brings together an extraordinary breadth of information into a highly accessible, easy-to-read resource that clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance while presenting a solid overview of how the various components fit together. Through immersive technology and instructional design, the Navigate 2 Scenario for Health Care Delivery creates an environment in which the student assumes the role of a Health Care Operations consultant at a large Health Care system In each episode, the student will progress through a series of different settings and character interactions that will teach them about key concepts in Health Care Delivery. The student will analyze information, make decisions, and see the impact of their participation in real time.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Leiyu Shi
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2019-05-17
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1284199290

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This special bundle includes a print copy of Delivering Health Care in America, Seventh Edition, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, Navigate 2 Premier Access, and the Navigate 2 Scenario for Health Care Delivery. Delivering Health Care in America, Seventh Edition is the most current and comprehensive overview of the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system--from its historical origins and resources, to its individual services, cost, and quality. Using a unique "systems" approach, the text brings together an extraordinary breadth of information into a highly accessible, easy-to-read resource that clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance while presenting a solid overview of how the various components fit together. With updated data and figures throughout, the new seventh edition is a thorough revision that highlights many new trends in health care; examines current challenges in cost, access, and quality; and explores the legacy of Obamacare and the future of health care reform in view of the new presidency. The Seventh Edition covers: - New trends in health care - Chronic conditions in the U.S. along with updated information on global pandemics and infectious diseases - Healthy People 2020 goals - Implications of healthcare professional shortage and the major issues in healthcare workforce after the ACA - New regulations for medical devices and the impact medical technology and technology assessment. - Current information on health insurance - New assessments of patient-centered medical homes in primary care; primary care providers in other countries; and current developments in alternative medicine - Updates on hospital utilization and costs. - Experiences with CO-OPs and ACOs under Obamacare. - Perspectives on community-based LTC. Trends in institutional care. - The uninsured after the ACA; the current status of the homeless; the plight of mental health and healthcare; the quality of care indicators - Current challenges in health care cost, access, and quality; pay-for-performance in healthcare - The critical policy issues; future health policy issues/challenges in both US and abroad

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Leiyu Shi
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2019-07-17
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1284202194

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Covering the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system, Essentials of the U.S. Health Care System is a clear and concise distillation of the important topics covered in Delivering Health Care in America by the same authors. Ideal for courses in health policy, allied health, health administration and more, this comprehensive revision clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance and presents a solid overview of how the various components fit together. the Second Edition has been thoroughly updated with all new data, charts, and tables throughout. New content

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Leiyu Shi
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2009-10-06
File: 360 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780763763800

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