Essentials of Health Services

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As health care and medicine have become increasingly complicated, so to have the organization and structure of the nation's health care system. This text is straightforward, uncomplicated explanation of the nation's health care system: how it's structured, perhaps more importantly, how it functions. The scope of the system and its many complex and interrelated components are described, analyzed, defined and illustrated. Supplements Instructor's Manual 0-7668-1886-1

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Professor of Public Heatlh; Head of Division of Health Services Admin.

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PART ONE: AN OVERVIEW OF HEALTH CARE IN THE UNITED STATES 1 The Big Picture, 2 The Underlying Basis for Health Services Utilization, 3 Access to Health Care Services PART TWO: THE RESOURCES FOR PROVIDING CARE 4 Ambulatory Health Services: Backbone of the System, 5 Public Health Services, 6 Hospitals and Health Systems, 7 Mental and Behavioral Health Services, 8 Long-Term Care Services, 9 The People Who Provide Health Care Services, 10 The Pharmaceutical Industry PART THREE: PAYING FOR, MANAGING, CONTROLLING, AND EVALUATING THE SYSTEM 11 Paying for Health Care, 12 Managed Care and the Reorganization of Health Services, 13 Regulating and Planning for the System, 14 Quality of Care, 15 National Health Policy

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