The Future of Health and Health Care Systems in the Industrialized Societies

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Dang Ha Doan Bui
Praeger, 1988 - Health & Fitness - 294 pages

As economic and demographic conditions change, and technology advances, world leaders are becoming increasingly concerned with the future of health care. This comprehensive volume brings together North American and European experts in demographics, public administration, management, and health sciences to examine the challenges confronting health care personnel and systems in the industrialized countries. Following an overview of the general problems and methods of health care planning, contributors discuss such crucial topics as changes in the health status of populations; the impact of an aging population on health care systems; the prospects for reorganizing health care systems; the effects of new technology and drugs on health care; and the future of health care financing.

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Contents

the Impact of Population Aging
65
Some Issues Related
157
Ray H Elling Workers Health and the General Health
168
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About the author (1988)

BUI DANG HA DOAN is Director of the Centre de Sociologie et de Demographie Medicales in Paris, France.

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