Essentials of the U.S. Health Care System
Written by best-selling authors Leiyu Shi and Douglas Singh, Essentials of the U.S. Health Care System is the most concise examination of the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system. An ideal resource for courses in health policy, allied health, health administration and more, the text clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance and presents a solid overview of how the various components fit together.
The Third Edition is a comprehensive update that offers new data, charts, and tables throughout the book, as well as updated ancillary materials.
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Major Characteristics of US Health Care Delivery
Foundation of US Health Care Delivery
Historical Overview of US Health Care Delivery
Health Care Providers and Professionals
Technology and Its Effects
Financing and Reimbursement Methods
Outpatient Services and Primary Care