Essentials of the U.S. Health Care System Ebook

The sixth edition of Essentials of the U.S. Health Care System, by the same writers that wrote the best-selling Delivering Health Care in America, distils the main points into a simple and succinct format.

Essentials of the U.S. Health Care System, which was written with the undergraduate in mind, is a reader-friendly, well-organized reference that covers the main features, origins, and future of the U.S. health care system.

The article provides a clear explanation of how the different components fit together as well as the complexity of health care organisation and financing.

Key characteristics:

Updated fresh data all around. The most recent statistics are used to create the tables, charts, figures, and text. – New sections on patient advocacy groups and the possibilities for healthcare reform under the Biden Administration.

Coverage on COVID, including its impacts on American hospitals, how it affects disadvantaged people, what it means for the way healthcare is delivered in the future, etc.

Wider coverage of topics including cybersecurity of data, AI in health informatics, and nanomedicine.

The most recent information on the ACA, including its impact on insurance, availability, and cost.

New sections on the payment driven payment model (PDPM), payments for treatment, and rewards for quality and cost reductions.

Updates on the drivers driving future change, problems with cost, coverage, and access, and expectations for health reform in the context of the larger economy. Each print text comes with a Navigate eBook access code that enables online or off-line access to the digital text from a computer, tablet, or mobile device.

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Jones & Bartlett Learning; 6th edition (August 1, 2022)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 390 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1284235106
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1284235104
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.02 pounds
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 7.07 x 0.5 x 8.95 inches


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