Introduction to Health Care Delivery: A Primer for Pharmacists

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2007 - Medical - 629 pages
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This revised edition of Introduction to Health Care Delivery: A Primer for Pharmacists, Fourth Edition, offers a current and comprehensive picture of the U.S. healthcare delivery system while emphasizing the perspective of the pharmacy profession. Each thoroughly updated chapter in the new edition of this practical text includes real-world case studies, learning objectives, chapter questions, questions for further discussion, and updated key topics and terms. New to the Fourth Edition is an updated Medicare/Medicaid chapter that reflects current regulations, a comprehensive glossary, and online instructor resources including case response scenarios.
  

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Contents

Chapter 2Health Care Professionals and Interdisciplinary Care
41
Chapter 3The Pharmacist and the Pharmacy Profession
65
Chapter 4The Patient
103
Chapter 5Drug Use Access the Pharmaceutical Industry
137
PART IIORGANIZATIONAL ASPECTS
165
Chapter 7Ambulatory Care
191
Chapter 8LongTerm Care
219
Chapter 9Mental Health Services Delivery
249
Chapter 13Unique Aspects of Health Economics
353
Chapter 14Private Health Insurance
369
Chapter 15Government Involvement in Health Care
399
Chapter 16Managed Health Care
427
Chapter 17Medicare and Medicaid
451
Chapter 18Pharmacoeconomics
481
Chapter 19International Health Care Services
509
Chapter 20Health Care Reform
539

Chapter 10Home Care
283
Chapter 11Informatics in Health Care
303
PART IIIECONOMIC ASPECTS OF HEALTH CARE DELIVERY
327
Glossary
565
Index
595
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