Health Policymaking in the United States
  • Author : Beaufort B. Longest
  • Release Date : 01 January 1998
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 315
  • ISBN 13 : 1567930727

Health Policymaking in the United States Book Summary

This new edition illuminates the policymaking process & provides insight into the future of U.S. health policy. New features of the second edition include thorough updating, along with: A new chapter on policy outcomes Case studies to illustrate key concepts Discussion questions at the end of each chapter References to informative web sites An appendix of annotated U.S. federal laws pertaining to health "If you are interested in how health policy is fundamentally developed & influenced, this book is well worth adding to your bookshelves." -The Journal of Long-Term Care Administration (about the first edition).

Health Policymaking in the United States

Health Policymaking in the United States

Author : Beaufort B. Longest
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Medical
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This new edition illuminates the policymaking process & provides insight into the future of U.S. health policy. New features of the second edition include thorough updating, along with: A new chapter on policy outcomes Case studies to illustrate key concepts Discussion questions at the end of each chapter References to ...

Health Policymaking in the United States

Health Policymaking in the United States

Author : Beaufort B. Longest (Jr.)
Publisher : Unknown
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Instructor Resources: New test bank, PowerPoint slides, HAP Course Lesson Plans, answer guides to the chapter-end discussion questions, and a transition guide to the new edition. In the past decade, the nation experienced an unusually active period in health policy with the enactment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Historically, ...

Longest s Health Policymaking in the United States  Seventh Edition

Longest s Health Policymaking in the United States Seventh Edition

Author : Michael R. Meacham
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Medical
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Future healthcare leaders: Do you have an obligation to serve the common good? If your answer to this ethical question is yes, then you need a working knowledge of health policy. An understanding of how policy decisions are made gives healthcare leaders a knowledge base from which they can turn ...

Health Care in America  Separate and Unequal

Health Care in America Separate and Unequal

Author : Kant Patel,Mark E Rushefsky
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Business & Economics
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The American health care system is a unique mix of public and private programs that critics argue has produced a two-tier system - one for the rich and the other for the poor - that delivers dramatically unequal care and leaves millions of Americans seriously underinsured or with no coverage ...

Prevention First

Prevention First

Author : Anand K. Parekh
Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
Genre : Medical
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Providing concrete steps that federal policymakers should take to promote prevention both within and outside our healthcare sector, Prevention First not only sounds the alarm about the terrible consequences of preventable disease but serves as a rallying cry that we can and must do better in this country to reduce ...

Evidence Informed Health Policy

Evidence Informed Health Policy

Author : Jacqueline M. Loversidge,Joyce Zurmehly
Publisher : Sigma Theta Tau
Genre : Uncategorized
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What happens in health policy at local, state, and federal levels directly affects patients, nurses, and nursing practice. Some healthcare professionals, though, are intimidated by the knotty policy process or simply don’t know how to take the first step toward implementing policy change. In Evidence-Informed Health Policy authors Jacqueline ...

Free to Be Foolish

Free to Be Foolish

Author : Howard M. Leichter
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Genre : Science
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Each of us is, to a certain extent, dangerous to his or her own health, but how far do we want the government to curb our freedom to be "foolish"? In a look at such highly charged health issues as smoking, alcohol, road safety, and AIDS, Howard Leichter analyzes the ...

American Federalism in Practice

American Federalism in Practice

Author : Michael Doonan
Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
Genre : Medical
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American Federalism in Practice is an original and important contribution to our understanding of contemporary health policy. It also illustrates how contentious public policy is debated, formulated, and implemented in today’s overheated political environment. Health care reform is perhaps the most divisive public policy issue facing the United States ...