"...very interesting and informative to those in the health care "system" of America...worth adding to your library."(AAMA Executive -- Journal of the American Academy of Medical Administrators) -- AAMA Executive (journal of the American AcademProduct Description
"Let me begin by saying that I liked this book very much...will be well received within the academic community." -- University of North Carolina at Charlotte, June 7, 2001
For anyone returning to the U.S. to practice in health care, this book provides the missing evolutionary pieces that "time away" may have created." -- Hanrahan, Susan, PT, PhD, Physical Therapy, March 2001--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
In a clear, cohesive format, Delivering Health Care in America provides a comprehensive overview of the basic structures and operations of the US health system from its historical origins and resources, to its individual services, cost, and quality. Using a unique systems approach, it brings together an extraordinary breadth of information into a highly accessible, easy-to-read text that clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance, while presenting a solid overview of how the various components fit together.