Delivering Health Care in America, 7th Edition (PDF) is the most comprehensive and current overview of the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system–from its historical origins and resources to its individual cost, services, and quality. Using a unique “systems” approach, the textbook brings together an extraordinary breadth of information into an easy-to-read, highly accessible resource that clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance while presenting a solid overview of how the various components fit together.
With updated figures and data throughout, the latest new Delivering Health Care in America: A Systems Approach 7th edition is a thorough revision that highlights many new trends in health care; examines current challenges in access, cost, and quality, and explores the legacy of Obamacare and the future of health care reform in view of the new presidency.
The 7th Edition covers:
- New trends in health care
- Healthy People 2020 goals
- Updates on hospital utilization and costs.
- Up to date and current information on health insurance
- experiences with CO-OPs and ACOs under Obamacare.
- Perspectives on community-based LTC. Trends in institutional care.
- The critical policy issues; future health policy issues/challenges in both US and abroad
- Current challenges in health care cost, access, and quality; pay for performance in healthcare
- New regulations for medical devices and the impact of medical technology and technology assessment.
Chronic conditions in the U.S. along with updated information on global pandemics and infectious diseases
- Implications of healthcare professional shortage and the major issues in the healthcare workforce after the ACA
- The uninsured after the ACA; the plight of mental health and healthcare; the quality of care indicators; the current status of the homeless
- New assessments of patient-centered medical homes in primary care; primary care providers in other countries; and current developments in alternative medicine
NOTE: This only includes the ebook Delivering Health Care in America: A Systems Approach 7e in PDF. No access codes come with the sale.