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Preface. Acknowledgments. PART ONE: Overview of the Health Services System. Chapter 1. Understanding Health Systems: The Organization of Health Care in the United States. Chapter 2. Technology in the U.S. Health Care System. Chapter 3. Population and Disease Patterns and Trends. PART TWO: Financing and Structuring Health Care. Chapter 4. Financing Health Systems. Chapter 5. Private Health Insurance and Managed Care. PART THREE: Providers of Health Services Chapter 6. Public Health: Joint Public-Private Responsibility in an Era of New Threats. Chapter 7. Ambulatory Health Care Services and Organizations. Chapter 8. Hospitals and Health Systems. Chapter 9. The Continuum of Long-Term Care. Chapter 10. Mental and Behavioral Health Services PART FOUR: Nonfinancial Resources for Health Care. Chapter 11. The Pharmaceutical Industry. Chapter 12. Health Care Professionals. PART FIVE: Assessing and Regulating Health Services. Chapter 13. Understanding Health Policy. Chapter 14. The Quality of Health Care. Chapter 15. Ethical Issues in Public Health and Health Services. Chapter 16. The Future of Health Services. Index.
About the Author
Stephen Williams is the series editor for our Health Services Administration list. He is also a Professor of Public Health and head of the Division of Health Services Administration in the Graduate School of Public Health at San Diego State University in Dan Diego, California.
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