The Consumer and the health care system: social and managerial perspectives
SP Books Division of Spectrum Publications : distributed by Halsted Press, 1977 - Medical - 384 pages
This is a comprehensive collection of materials relating to the phe- nomenon of consumerism in the field of health care. It deals specifi- cally with the consumer movement in the broader context of social and economic change, the anatomy and physiology of organizations, the viewpoints on the consumer movement in health, ranging from strong advocacy to the limitation of the consumer's role, the implementation of the consumer interface with health care providers and emperical research in the area.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
_ Reprinted achieve action administrative advisory American American Hospital Association analysis areas behavior bureaucratic cent citizen participation client community control community participation comprehensive health planning concerned conﬂict consumer group consumer input consumer participation consumer representatives consumer sovereignty consumerism decision decision-making delivery demands direct democracy economic effective evaluation federal formal function Georgopoulos goals health department health professionals health services attitudes health system implementation individual inﬂuence interaction interests involvement issues major Medicaid Medicare ment Model Cities Program neighborhood health centers objectives operation organization organizational oriented outcome physicians policy-making political problems profes Professional Dominance programs provider Public Health reﬂect relationship representation representative democracy responsibility role selection service institutions social society staff strategy structure sumer tion tional tive trustees U.S. Congress Urban values variables York