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The Cleveland Clinic Way: Lessons in Excellence from One of the World's Leading Health Care Organizations
The Cleveland Clinic Way: Lessons in Excellence from One of the World's Leading Health Care Organizations
By McGraw-Hill
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ean: 9780071827249, isbn: 0071827242,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
This is the future. Join the revolution. Transform your organization the Cleveland Clinic way. ''One of the best healthcare systems in the world.''President Barack Obama American healthcare is in crisis. It doesn't have to be.The Cleveland Clinic Way is a blueprint for fixing what's wrong with healthcare―and is a must-read for every leader seeking to transform his or her organization. There's a revolution going on right now. On the frontiers of medicine, some doctors have developed an


Healthcare Politics and Policy in America: 2014
Healthcare Politics and Policy in America: 2014
By Routledge
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mpn: black & white tables, figures, ean: 9780765626059, isbn: 0765626055,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
This book provides a comprehensive examination of the ways that health policy has been shaped by the political, socioeconomic, and ideological environment of the United States. The roles played by public and private, institutional and individual actors in designing the healthcare system are identified at all levels. The book addresses the key problems of healthcare cost, access, and quality through analyses of Medicare, Medicaid, the Veterans Health Administration, and other programs, and the


Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care, 6th Edition
Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care, 6th Edition
By Saunders
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ean: 9781437714166, isbn: 1437714161,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Featuring analysis of healthcare issues and first-person stories, Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care helps you develop skills in influencing policy in today's changing health care environment. Approximately 150 expert contributors present a wide range of topics in policies and politics, providing a more complete background than can be found in any other policy textbook on the market. Discussions include the latest updates on conflict management, health economics, lobbying, the use of


Redefining Health Care: Creating Value-Based Competition on Results
Redefining Health Care: Creating Value-Based Competition on Results
By Brand: Harvard Business Review Press
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mpn: 9781591397786, ean: 9781591397786, isbn: 1591397782,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
The U.S. health care system is in crisis. At stake are the quality of care for millions of Americans and the financial well-being of individuals and employers squeezed by skyrocketing premiums—not to mention the stability of state and federal government budgets.In Redefining Health Care, internationally renowned strategy expert Michael Porter and innovation expert Elizabeth Teisberg reveal the underlying—and largely overlooked—causes of the problem, and provide a powerful prescription for


Unhealthy Politics: The Battle over Evidence-Based Medicine
Unhealthy Politics: The Battle over Evidence-Based Medicine
By Princeton University Press
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ean: 9780691158815, isbn: 0691158819,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
How partisanship, polarization, and medical authority stand in the way of evidence-based medicineThe U.S. medical system is touted as the most advanced in the world, yet many common treatments are not based on sound science. Treatments can go into widespread use before they are rigorously evaluated, and every year patients are harmed because they receive too many procedures―and too few treatments that really work. Unhealthy Politics sheds new light on why the government’s response to this


Power, Politics, and Universal Health Care: The Inside Story of a Century-Long Battle
Power, Politics, and Universal Health Care: The Inside Story of a Century-Long Battle
By Prometheus Books
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ean: 9781616144562, isbn: 1616144564,

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Essential reading for every American who must navigate the US health care system.Why was the Obama health plan so controversial and difficult to understand? In this readable, entertaining, and substantive book, Stuart Altman—internationally recognized expert in health policy and adviser to five US presidents—and fellow health care specialist David Shactman explain not only the Obama health plan but also many of the intriguing stories in the hundred-year saga leading up to the landmark 2010


Case Studies in Patient Safety: Foundations for Core Competencies
Case Studies in Patient Safety: Foundations for Core Competencies
By Jones & Bartlett Learning
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This unique compendium of case studies on patient safety - told from the perspective of the patient and family - illustrates 24 stories of preventable health care errors that led to irreparable patient harm. The reader is guided through a structured analysis of the events, eliciting lessons learned and strategies for preventing similar events in the future. Learning objectives for each case facilitate the reader's development of a set of core competencies related to improving safety and quality


Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty
Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty
By Beacon Press
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
In Closing the Food Gap, food activist and journalist Mark Winne poses questions too often overlooked in our current conversations around food: What about those people who are not financially able to make conscientious choices about where and how to get food? And in a time of rising rates of both diabetes and obesity, what can we do to make healthier foods available for everyone?To address these questions, Winne tells the story of how America's food gap has widened since the 1960s, when


Medicare: Issues in Political Economy
Medicare: Issues in Political Economy
By University of Michigan Press
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ean: 9780472110605, isbn: 0472110608,

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The Medicare program was established in 1966 to provide medical care to the elderly and was later extended to the disabled. However, the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), the federal agency responsible for the program, must control the cost of enrollee care in a structure that offers no incentive to Medicare recipients to economize on their use of the system and provides perverse economic incentives to providers for cost control. The spiraling cost of health care, the aging


Growing Inequality: Bridging Complex Systems, Population Health and Health Disparities
Growing Inequality: Bridging Complex Systems, Population Health and Health Disparities
By Westphalia Press
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ean: 9781633915176, isbn: 1633915174,

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''This book begins the process of unraveling some of the most ‘wicked’ problems in public health.” — Tony Iton, MD, JD, MPH—The California Endowment Growing evidence indicates that no single factor—but a system of intertwined causes—explains why America’s health is poorer than the health of other wealthy countries and why health inequities persist despite our efforts. Teasing apart the relationships between these many causes to find solutions has proven extraordinarily


Essentials of Health Policy and Law (Essential Public Health)
Essentials of Health Policy and Law (Essential Public Health)
By Brand: Jones Bartlett Learning
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Essentials of Health Policy and Law provides students of public health with a firm foundation of the basics of American health policy and law. Given the prominent role played by policy and law in the health of all Americans, the aim of this book is to help readers understand the broad context of health policy and law, the essential policy and legal issues impacting and flowing out of the health care and public health systems, and the way health policies and laws are formulated. Think of this


Occupational and Environmental Health: Recognizing and Preventing Disease and Injury
Occupational and Environmental Health: Recognizing and Preventing Disease and Injury
By Oxford University Press, USA
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mpn: 9780195397888, ean: 9780195397888, isbn: 0195397886,

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Occupational and environmental health is the public health and multidisciplinary approach to the recognition, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and control of disease, injuries, and other adverse health conditions resulting from hazardous environmental exposures in the workplace, the home, or the community. These are essential elements of public health practice and the core course in Environmental Health in Masters of Public Health programs.Thoroughly updated and expanded upon, the sixth


Our Unsystematic Health Care System
Our Unsystematic Health Care System
By Budrys Grace
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mpn: 3 tables, ean: 9781442248472, isbn: 1442248475,

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Our Unsystematic Health Care System presents readers with a comprehensive overview of the U.S. health care delivery system. Significantly revised and updated, the fourth edition explores the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, or ''Obamacare,'' as it unfolds—including both challenges and successes. Grace Budrys traces how dissatisfied Americans have been with the country’s health care arrangements and the continuing changes of health care reforms.The fourth edition examines the


Public Health Emergency Preparedness: A Practical Approach for the Real World
Public Health Emergency Preparedness: A Practical Approach for the Real World
By Jones & Bartlett Learning
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ean: 9781284069259, isbn: 1284069257,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Public Health Emergency Preparedness: Practical Applications for the Real World is a comprehensive examination of the critical competencies necessary to prepare for and respond to Public Health emergencies. Starting with a historical context of the early preparedness need, the book defines emergency preparedness and the legal framework for the field. The book goes on to cover the full range of the field from hazards and threats to considerations for leadership development in the field. It


When Abortion Was a Crime: Women, Medicine, and Law in the United States, 1867-1973
When Abortion Was a Crime: Women, Medicine, and Law in the United States, 1867-1973
By University of California Press
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mpn: 0520216571, ean: 9780520216570, isbn: 0520216571,

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As we approach the 30th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, it's crucial to look back to the time when abortion was illegal. Leslie Reagan traces the practice and policing of abortion, which although illegal was nonetheless widely available, but always with threats for both doctor and patient. In a time when many young women don't even know that there was a period when abortion was a crime, this work offers chilling and vital lessons of importance to everyone.The linking of the words ''abortion'' and


Public Health Law and Ethics: A Reader (California/Milbank Books on Health and the Public)
Public Health Law and Ethics: A Reader (California/Milbank Books on Health and the Public)
By University of California Press
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ean: 9780520261921, isbn: 0520261925,

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Now revised and expanded to cover today’s most pressing health threats, Public Health Law and Ethics probes the legal and ethical issues at the heart of public health through an incisive selection of government reports, scholarly articles, and relevant court cases. Companion to the internationally acclaimed text Public Health Law: Power, Duty, Restraint, this reader can also be used as a stand-alone resource for students, practitioners, scholars,and teachers. It encompasses global issues that


Understanding Health Policy: A Clinical Approach
Understanding Health Policy: A Clinical Approach
By McGraw-Hill Medical
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ean: 9780071770521, isbn: 0071770526,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Understand how the healthcare system works – and how you can succeed in itCovers the 2010 Affordable Care ActA Doody's Core Title for 2015!The most trusted and comprehensive guide to healthcare available, Understanding Health Policy provides everything students and professionals need to build a solid foundation on the field’s most critical issues.Expert practitioners in both the public and private healthcare sectors, the authors cover the entire scope of our healthcare system―from the


The River Is in Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community
The River Is in Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community
By Univ Of Minnesota Press
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ean: 9781517903039, isbn: 1517903033,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Winner of the Labriola Center American Indian National Book Award 2017 Mohawk midwife Katsi Cook lives in Akwesasne, an indigenous community in upstate New York that is downwind and downstream from three Superfund sites. For years she witnessed elevated rates of miscarriages, birth defects, and cancer in her town, ultimately drawing connections between environmental contamination and these maladies. When she brought her findings to environmental health researchers, Cook sparked the United


The Latino Patient: A Cultural Guide for Health Care Providers
The Latino Patient: A Cultural Guide for Health Care Providers
By Nicholas Brealey
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ean: 9781877864957, isbn: 1877864951,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
By 2030 Latinos will comprise roughly 20 percent of the population of the United States. Growing numbers of health professionals are realizing the importance of understanding Latino cultural values as they impact the clinical encounter. Such knowledge can enhance their ability to communicate with and treat Latina patients effectively and respectfully. The Latino Patient provides an in-depth exploration of Latino diversity, relevant cultural values, health status, beliefs, and practices; and


The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research
The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research
By National Academies Press
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ean: 9780309453042, isbn: 0309453046,

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Significant changes have taken place in the policy landscape surrounding cannabis legalization, production, and use. During the past 20 years, 25 states and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis and/or cannabidiol (a component of cannabis) for medical conditions or retail sales at the state level and 4 states have legalized both the medical and recreational use of cannabis. These landmark changes in policy have impacted cannabis use patterns and perceived levels of risk. However,



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