Introduction to Health Care Delivery: A Primer for Pharmacists

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2004 - Medical - 725 pages
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Introduction to Health Care Delivery: A Primer for Pharmacists, Third Edition offers a comprehensive picture of the U.S. health care delivery system while emphasizing the perspective of the pharmacy profession. Each chapter in this practical text begins with a real-world case study that demonstrates the connection between the concepts reviewed and the pharmacist's role. The text incorporates topics on care of the uninsured, the rise of consumerism in health care, and the role of the pharmacist.This text is accompanied by an outstanding Instructor's ResourceManual--includes chapter outlines, case study responses, answers to the chapter questions, answers to the questions for further discussion, and multiple choice test questions (and answers).
 

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Contents

Health Care Professionals and Interdisciplinary Care
47
The Pharmacist and the Pharmacy Profession
71
The Patient
111
Principles and Practice
147
Drug Use and the Pharmaceutical Sector
171
Health Care Ethics
199
ORGANIZATIONAL ASPECTS
227
Ambulatory Care
257
International Health Care and Pharmaceutical Services
405
Government Involvement in Health Care
445
ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF HEALTH
481
Unique Aspects of Health Economics
509
Pharmacoeconomics
525
Private Health Insurance
553
Medicare
581
Medicaid
603

LongTerm Care
289
Mental Health Services Delivery
317
Home Care
357
Informatics in Health Care
377
Managed Health Care
621
Health Care Reform
647
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