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- 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...
- 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...
- DK Publishing 2008; US$ 14.95
At a time when healthcare costs are skyrocketing, approximately 47 million Americans are without medical insurance. Setting aside the debate over healthcare in the U.S., this guide explores the best options for those without insurance. Readers will find information on state and federal resources for the uninsured, choosing a hospital, saving on prescription... 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$ 44.00
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...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 77.00
This important new study explores how American health care evolved in the 1990s, as well as the changes in public support and policy. Birenbaum examines where the interests of consumers and professionals have dovetailed and where they differ. He considers the health care system's future and suggested ways the system must be adjusted to provide better... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 39.95
The American health care industry has undergone such dizzying transformations since the 1960s that many patients have lost confidence in a system they find too impersonal and ineffectual. Is their distrust justified and can confidence be restored? David Dranove, a leading health care economist, tackles these and other key questions in the first major... more...
- Pearson Education 2011; US$ 34.99
Dr. Doug Peredniareveals how government and insurance company-created complexity is tearing apart the U.S. healthcare system and presents a new model for healthcare reform that will actually work. Leading physician, healthcare expert, and entrepreneur Perednia identifies specific inefficiencies and worthless administrative overhead that is making... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 35.00
One of the most important moves an American can make to secure the future is to apply for a Medicare card. Yet, few subjects have engendered, or continue to engender, as much controversy as this 45-year-old program. What do we need to know about Medicare now? What do we need to understand about where it is headed? more...
- Policy Press 2010; US$ 28.95
This new edition of this bestselling book argues that patients need to develop as active citizens and co-producers of health. This second edition has been entirely rewritten with two new chapters, and includes new material on resistance to that world-wide process. more...