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The United States health care system : combining business, health, and delivery
Anne Austin, Victoria Wetle.
D.H. Hill Library Call Number
  Stacks (8th floor) RA395 .A3 A955 2012 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9780131391567 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0131391569 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • OCLC Number: 671465392
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

Health and health care in America : an introduction -- The business side of health care -- The payment process : insurance and third-party payers -- The payment process : government payment programs -- Health care providers : physicians and nurses -- Other clinical and non-clinical health care providers -- Offices, clinics, and hospitals -- The long-term care continuum -- Mental health services : a combination of systems -- The public health system : the government's role -- Medical technology, pharmaceuticals, and pharmacological research -- Health care research and prevention -- Cultural competency, health literacy, and health care ethics -- International health care.