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Health Care USA: Understanding its Organization and Delivery

Publication Year: 2014
Edition: 8th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Sultz, Harry A.; Young, Kristina M.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 978-1-449-69451-7
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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, this expanded 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.

This eighth edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect recent developments in this dynamic industry. In addition to updating all key financial, utilization, and other data with the latest available information, it includes:
- New chapter on health information technology
- Thoroughly revised chapter on mental health services including a new discussion of preventive behavioral services, and recent developments from the “Freedom Commission on Mental Health”
- Discussions of the impacts of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009 (ARRA) and Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA).
- "Key Terms for Review" at the conclusion of each chapter

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  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Sultz, Harry A.; Young, Kristina M.
  • ISBN: 978-1-449-69451-7
  • Specialty:
    Health Administration
    Health Policy
    Health Systems & Services
    History of Medicine/Science
    Medical Research
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 8th Ed.
  • Pages: 586
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2014

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