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Regulation of medical practice. Evaluation and quality control of medical care. Medical audit

  • The Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor Programby Duane C. Abbey

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 68.95

    Medicare fraud is big business, but while only a few profit from intentional malfeasance, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is now taking a closer look at everyone. The Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor Program , already infamously known as the RAC, swings into full operation in 2010 and every healthcare provider that receives payment... more...

  • Assessing Satisfaction in Health and Long Term Careby Robert Applebaum; Jane Straker; Scott Geron

    Springer Publishing Company 1999; US$ 59.00

    Drawing from their own research, the authors have created a book that answers the much asked questions about how to access the satisfaction of health and long-term care recipients successfully. Designed to be practical in its application, the book includes many examples of questions and approaches used to access consumer satisfaction. Part 1 provides... more...

  • Humanizing Healthcare Reformsby Gerald Arbuckle; Maria Theresa Ho

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 34.95

    This book looks at the problems facing healthcare systems from a social anthropological angle, and argues for a return to a values-based approach to healthcare. The author clarifies how organizations need to identify the goals that unite their members and how individuals at every level can contribute to positive change in their organizations. more...

  • The Health Care Policy Processby Carol E Barker

    SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 58.00

    The Health Care Policy Process enables the reader to develop an understanding of the scope and objectives of health policy studies, an analysis of the extent to which policies can be changed or influenced by those involved at the different stages of the policy process and the ability to assess both the need and the scope for change. Taking... more...

  • Quality of Careby Bengoa R.; Kawar R.; Key P; Leatherman S.; Massoud R.

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 13.50

    This guide provides decision-makers and managers at country level with a systematic process which will allow them to design and implement effective interventions to promote quality in health systems. It focuses particular attention on people who have a strategic responsibility for quality so that they can create an enabling environment for all the... more...

  • Promising Careby Donald M. Berwick

    Wiley 2013; US$ 45.00

    Promising Care: How We Can Rescue Health Care by Improving It  collects 16 speeches given over a period of 10 years by Donald M. Berwick, an internationally acclaimed champion of health care improvement throughout the course of his long and storied career as a physician, health care educator and policy expert, leader of the Institute for Healthcare... more...

  • Escape Fireby Donald M. Berwick

    Wiley 2010; US$ 52.00

    Spanning a decade (1992-2002), these speeches echo the theme that our health care system needs fundamental change and a revolutionary new design. Throughout the book, Berwick identifies innovations and ideas from a number of surprising sources—a girls' soccer team, a sinking ship, and the safety standards at NASA. Escape Fire takes its title... more...

  • Pursuing the Triple Aimby Maureen Bisognano; Charles Kenney

    Wiley 2012; US$ 48.00

    Written by the President and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and a leading health care journalist, this groundbreaking book examines how leading organizations in the United States are pursuing the Triple Aim—improving the individual experience of care, improving the health of populations, and reducing the per capita cost... more...

  • Seamless Care - Safe Careby B. Blobel; V. Gunnarsdˇttir; E.Ů. Hvannberg

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 152.00

    This book contains the proceedings of the Tenth European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI) Special Topic Conference 2010; Europe's leading forum for presenting the results of current scientific work in health informatics processes, systems and technologies. Included are two invited keynotes, one session keynote and 25 full papers, selected... more...

  • Quality Cureby David Cutler

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    In the United States, the soaring cost of health care has become an economic drag and a political flashpoint. Moreover, although the country's medical spending is higher than that of any other nation, health outcomes are no better than elsewhere, and in some cases are even worse. In The Quality Cure, renowned health care economist and former Obama... more...