Integrated Health Care Delivery: Theory, Practice, Evaluation, and Prognosis

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Montague Brown
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1996 - Medical - 285 pages
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This compilation of authoritative articles drawn from the highly respe cted journal Health Care Management Review gives practical information on offering a comprehensive continuum of health care services. You'll benefit from detailed information covering physician-hospital network ing, strategies for small community hospitals, managing partnerships, and more.
 

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Contents

Integration
3
G RODNEY WOLFORD MONTAGUE BROWN
12
The Market
25
The Economic Era of Health Care
41
What We Know What We Think We Know
61
Promise
72
Trends and Models in PhysicianHospital Organization
82
The Problematic Fit of Diagnosis and Strategy for Medical Group
96
Vertical Integration Models To Prepare Health Systems for Capitation
160
Avoiding a Shotgun Wedding
174
The Perspective of a Rural Hospital
186
Assessing Control Fit
197
Implications for Antitrust Policy
212
Knitting Patient
222
The Role of Governing Boards in Multihospital Systems
233
Commentary on The Challenges of Governing Integrated Health Care
257

Making Alliances Work
119
play a major role in present health care reform efforts To demonstrate
121
How a Future Integrated American Health
148
Where in Networking and Vertical Integration Are
273
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About the author (1996)

Montague Brown (Ph.D., Boston College) is Richard L. Bready Professor of Ethics, Economics, and the Common Good and chair of the philosophy department at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. Among his numerous publications is The Quest for Moral Foundations: An Introduction to Ethics.

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