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- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 95.00
Sweeping changes have taken place in many parts of the world in the provision and organization of health care, welfare, and other 'public' services. The UK's National Health Service (NHS) has been a prime example of this. This book presents detailed analysis of these changes, focusing in particular on the management and organization, and strengths... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 63.95
Healthcare management is a burning issue at the moment and this timely and topical book explores the ethical issues that arise in the context of healthcare management. Among the topics discussed are healthcare rationing, including an exposition and defence of the Qaly criterion of healthcare rationing and an examination of the contribution that ethical... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 77.99
This book provides a broad analysis of the policy, programmatic, and research issues surrounding managed care services delivery systems that provide the majority of health and behavioral health care services in the United States. By including an interdisciplinary group of authors and addressing multiple fields of practice including health care, gerontology,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00
The 'modernization' of the NHS is at the heart of the UK government's policies for public sector services. This modernization programme represents the most radical and ambitious restructuring of the NHS since its inception in 1948. The new Primary Care Groups and Trusts (PCG/Ts) are the main organizational mechanism for delivering the modernization... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 74.99
Designated a Doody's Core Title! To keep up with the ever-changing field of health care, we must learn new and re-learn old terminology in order to correctly apply it to practice. By bringing together the most up-to-date abbreviations, acronyms, definitions, and terms in the health care industry, the Dictionary offers a wealth of essential... more...
- Policy Press 2006; US$ 28.95
This is a passionate analysis of the historical development, current state and potential future shape of the National Health Service by distinguished doctor and author, Julian Tudor Hart. Drawing on many years of clinical experience, Tudor Hart sets out to explore how the NHS might be reconstituted as a humane service for all (rather than a profitable... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 61.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00
Describes developments in healthcare systems over nearly four decades. Combining cross-sectional studies on healthcare financing, provision and policy values with in-depth country studies of Britain, Germany and the US, this volume is a thorough examination of the convergence toward hybrid forms of healthcare systems. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95
In the past the therapy professions concentrated on developing their practice base while social scientists examined the relationships between the practioners and the field of medicine. Neither fully recognized the importance of organisation and management in making the most of scarce and valuable resources. This book calls for a more positive response... more...