Delivering Health Care in America A Systems Approach

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Author: Leiyu Shi, DrPH, MBA, MPA, Douglas Singh, PhD, MBA
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2022
ISBN 10: 1284224619
ISBN 13: 9781284224610
eISBN: 9781284224641
Edition: 8th
Delivering Health Care in America, Eighth 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. The Eighth Edition of this highly current, forward-thinking text offers: - Updated new data for tables, charts, figures, and text based on the latest published data - New and emerging characteristics of the U.S. healthcare system such as "accountable care," "integrated delivery," and "pay for value" - Coverage of COVID-19 topics in chapters 2, 5, 6, and 14 - The latest on the Affordable Care Act including its effects of insurance, access, and cost. - The latest in medical technology (artificial intelligence, electronic health records, Right to Try Act of 2018, etc.) along with integration of the digital environment throughout the text. - Current challenges and issues facing the U.S. health care system, such as care for populations with special needs and behavioral health services. - Navigate eBook access (included with each print text) provides entry to the enriched digital text, which includes chapter quizzes, interactive glossary and weblinks.
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