Delivering Health Care in America: A Systems Approach (Paperback)

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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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781284224610
ISBN-10: 1284224619
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Publication Date: August 18th, 2021
Pages: 700
Language: English