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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
Using a variety of evidence the author documents the rise of general management, the application of new techniques to reduce medical costs and improve efficiency, and other methods to control use and evaluate clinical performance. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00
For the last five years the NHS Clinical Governance Support Team (CGST) has been at the forefront of supporting NHS organisations in delivering clinical governance. Promoting systems to ensure people receive safe, high quality, patient centred care; embedding the necessary modernisation and improvement within organisations, and supporting the cultural... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 54.99
Can the ethical mission of health care survive among organizations competing for survival in the marketplace? To answer this question a team of authors from Harvard Medical School and the National Institutes of Health blend ethical analysis with real-world example. The outcome is a rich analysis of the ethical challenges facing health care organizations,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 59.99
This book is about health care entitlements in the US-and about the threat of disentitlement. It describes the history and legal character of our Medicare and Medicaid programs, and of the tax subsidies that have brought health insurance to most working Americans. It examines the thread that our entitlements face from privatization, individualism,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
Virtually every developed country is facing rapidly rising health care costs. There is a widespread consensus that the primary factor driving health care cost growth in most countries is the continual development and diffusion of new, and generally more expensive, health care technologies. Health Care Coverage Determinations describes and analyzes... more...
- World Health Organization 2004; US$ 13.50
Les pauvres vivent moins longtemps et sont plus souvent malades que les riches. Cette disparité met en évidence le fait que l'environnement social influe considérablement sur la santé. Cet ouvrage examine le gradient social en matière de santé et explique les influences psychologiques et sociales qui s'exercent sur la santé physique et la longévité.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 46.00
Looking at the dynamics of doctor-patient disputes, this book considers the contexts in which these disputes arise, the ways in which the parties construct disputing narratives and moral identities in the course of making and defending their claims. It is useful for students, researchers and academics involved in sociology of health and illness. more...
- Springer New York 2007; Not Available
For decades, the nations of the European Union wrote the book on universal health coverage. Recent economic developments, however, have created problems ranging from widening inequities of care to growing numbers of uninsured - a progression expertly described by Win de Gooijer in Trends in EU Health Care Systems. De Gooijer?s dual background as... more...
- International Labour Office 2001; US$ 6.95
Shows how the need for health protection among micro-entrepreneurs can be addressed by mutual health organizations. Outlines the services provided by these organizations, describes their organization and operation and provides guidance on the establishment of such an organization by an association of micro-entrepreneurs. more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 35.00
Professor Michael Calnan, University of Bristol Written by leading academics in their field this book provides a clear and considered overview of the politics of health care in Britain. Bringing together a wide range of material on both past events and recent developments, the chapters cover issues such as the politics of health professionalism,... more...