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  • Creating the National Health Serviceby Marvin Rintala

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95

    The origins of the NHS are the subject of this study that presents evidence on the key players who participated in the founding of the system. The author also traces those who opposed the NHS. more...

  • Medicare Mattersby Christine Cassel

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 34.95

    Savvy, comprehensive, and authoritative, this book, written by a physician with more than thirty years' experience caring for elderly patients, assesses the current state and the future prospects of Medicare, perhaps the most influential health care program of our time. Christine K. Cassel draws upon the latest developments in science and medicine... more...

  • Managed Care Servicesby Nancy W. Veeder; Wilma Peebles-Wilkins; James J. Callahan

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 79.99

    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...

  • The New Primary Careby Bernard Dowling; Caroline Glendinning

    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...

  • Dictionary of Health Insurance and Managed Careby CMP CFP MBA David E. Marcinko; CMP™ MHA RN Hope Rachel Hetico

    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...

  • The Political Economy of Health Careby Prof Julian Tudor Hart

    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...

  • Wounded Profession: American Medicine Enters the Age of Managed Careby Arnold Birenbaum

    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...

  • The State and Healthcareby Dr Heinz Rothgang; Mirella Cacace; Lorraine Frisina; Simone Grimmeisen; Achim Schmid; Dr Claus Wendt

    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...

  • Therapy Services: Organistionby Outrevelt

    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...

  • How Medicaid Fails the Poorby Avik Roy

    Encounter Books 2013; US$ 5.99

    Medicaid, America’s government-run health insurance program for the poor, should be a lifeline that provides needed health care to Americans with no other options. Surprisingly, however, it doesn’t. The medical literature reveals a $450 billion-a-year scandal: that people on Medicaid have far worse health outcomes than those with private insurance,... more...