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Sultz & Young’s Health Care USAAuthors: Kristina M. Young, Philip J. Kroth
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Health Care USA, Ninth Edition offers students of health administration, public health, medicine, and related fields a wide-ranging overview of America’s health care system.
Combining historical perspective with analysis of current trends, including the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), this thoroughly updated edition charts the evolution of modern American health care, providing a complete examination of its organization and delivery while offering critical insight into the issues that the U.S. health system faces today.
Balanced in perspective and comprehensive in its coverage, Health Care USA, Ninth Edition, provides students with a clearly organized, straightforward illustration of the complex structures, relationships and processes of this rapidly growing industry.
Now with a new, highly experienced co-author Philip J. Kroth, the Ninth Edition explores new and evolving trends in the health care delivery marketplace and workforce including the forthcoming physician shortage, the status of the nursing profession, hospitalists, and the move of many physicians from small group practices to hospitals.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 Overview of Health Care: A Population Perspective
Chapter 2 Benchmark Developments in U.S. Health Care
Chapter 3 Health Information Technology
Chapter 4 Hospitals: Origin, Organization, and Performance
Chapter 5 Ambulatory Care
Chapter 6 Medical Education and the Changing Practice of Medicine
Chapter 7 The Health Care Workforce
Chapter 8 Financing Health Care
Chapter 9 Long-Term Care
Chapter 10 Behavioral Health Services
Chapter 11 Public Health and the Role of Government in Health Care
Chapter 12 Research: How Health Care Advances
Chapter 13 Future of Health Care