Understanding Health Policy, Fifth Edition

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/18/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
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An engaging and clinically applicable work on the principles and structure of the U.S. healthcare system ..Understanding Health Policyis the best-written, most informative book available on the subject--and it's the #1 choice for healthcare students and professionals alike. The authors carefully weave key principles, descriptions, and concrete examples into chapters that make important health policy issues both interesting and understandable. ..Fully updated to reflect current issues in the ever-changing world of healthcare, the newest edition addresses all the topics that affect you most, from the structure and organization of the industry to issues regarding government and private insurance, to access to healthcare. ..Everything you need to understand how the healthcare system works - and your role in it: . Clinical vignettes in every chapter illustrate key points. Detailed treatment of both U.S. and international issues. A complete chapter of review questions . NEWExpanded coverage of healthcare workers other than physicians. NEWCloser scrutiny of the pharmaceutical industry. NEWBrand-new chapter on the medical education system .

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