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Integrating Health Care and Social Services for People with Serious Illness : Proceedings of a Workshop. by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.; Division, Health and Medicine.; Policy, Board on Health Sciences.; Services, Board on Health Care.; Illness, Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious.; Alper, Joe.; Cruz, Sylara Marie.; Graig, Laurene.;
Intro -- FrontMatter -- Reviewers -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Boxes and Figures -- Acronyms and Abbreviations -- Proceedings of a Workshop -- Appendix A: Statement of Task -- Appendix B: Workshop Agenda.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Integrated delivery of health care.;
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Healthcare Delivery in the U.S.A. [electronic resource] : An Introduction, Second Edition by Schulte, Margaret F.;
Front Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; About the Author; Chapter 1 - History of the U.S. Healthcare Delivery System; Chapter 2 - Health Status: The Health of the Population; Chapter 3 - Components of the Healthcare Delivery System; Chapter 4 - Structure of Healthcare Delivery; Chapter 5 - Doctors in the Healthcare Delivery Structure; Chapter 6 - Workforce: Nurses and Others; Chapter 7 - The Legal and Regulatory Environment; Chapter 8 - Financing Healthcare; Chapter 9 - Quality; Chapter 10 - Public Health; Chapter 11 - Technology: Medical and Information Technologies; Back CoverPraise for the Bestselling First Edition:This brief but remarkable book is balanced in its consideration of the history and scope of health care in the US today … The volume comes too late to be a factor in the 2009 congressional debate over health care reform. Although Schulte (Grand Valley State Univ.) avoids legislative recommendations, this work should have been required reading for every member of Congress and all lobbyists seeking to impose their own, more limited agendas before Congress took up the challenge … Everyone should read this book.-D.R. Shanklin, University of Chicago, CHOICE,
Subjects: Electronic books.; Delivery of Health Care -- United States.;
© 2012., CRC Press,
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Visionary Leadership in Health [electronic resource] : Delivering Superior Value by Satia, Jay.; Kumar, Anant.; Liow, Moi Lee.;
Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; PART I - Leadership: Delivering Superior Results in Health; 1 - Strengthened Leadership and Political Will for Better Health; 2 - Leadership and Management: What Leaders Need to Do; 3 - Creating Shared Vision: Key to Leadership; 4 - Analyzing Vision-Reality Gap; 5 - Finding the Path and Formulating Strategies; 6 - Inspiring and Empowering Stakeholders; 7 - Doing it Right: Results-Based Management; 8 - Delivering Superior Results: Applying the Visionary Leadership Framework; PART II - Leadership Competencies9 - Your Personal Leadership Journey: Focus on Self10 - Public Health Leadership Attributes; 11 - Team Building, Negotiation,Communication, and Conflict Management Skills for Leaders; 12 - Collaboration and Partnership; Annexure ; Index; About the AuthorsThis book presents a visionary leadership framework and its application toward delivering superior value in health. It provides a road map on how to create shared vision, assess vision-reality gap, identify paths to pursue, inspire, and empower stakeholders, and utilize results-based management to deliver superior value.By linking leadership and management in health rather than juxtaposing them, the book argues that the task of every health professional requires a mix of leadership and management, although their relative emphasis may vary as per the context and content of the health program. T
Subjects: Electronic books.; Delivery of health care.; Health planning.; Health policy.; Leadership.;
© 2014., SAGE Publications,
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Crtitcally Ill [electronic resource] : A 5-Point Plan to Cure Healthcare Delivery by Frederick S. Southwick, M. D.;
Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Chapter 1: Who Was Caring for Mary?; Chapter 2: Individuals Make Plays; Playbooks Win Championships; Chapter 3: Managing the Game Plan; Chapter 4: Championship Teams Make No Excuses; Chapter 5: We All Can and Should Lead; Chapter 6: Culture is Nothing More than Group Habit; Chapter 7: Bringing Home the Ring; Chapter 8: Final Thoughts; Index Two decades ago Dr. Fred Southwick witnessed the near demise of his wife while she was being cared for in a prominent academic medical center. For 15 years he blamed the individual physicians who cared for Mary. However five years ago the doctor realized that encouraging individual physicians to try harder was not the solution. As he started searching for answers, Dr. Southwick learned that the outdated model of medical care in our country results in fragmented care, great inefficiency, and 44,000­-95,000 annual deaths due to preventable medical errors. Despite calls to action by the Institu
Subjects: Electronic books.; Delivery of Health Care, Integrated.; Health care.; Medical Informatics Applications.;
© 2014., Southwick Press,
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Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care : Moving Upstream to Improve the Nation's Health. by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.; Division, Health and Medicine.; Services, Board on Health Care.; Health, Committee on Integrating Social Needs Care into the Delivery of Health Care to Improve the Nation's.;
Intro -- FrontMatter -- Reviewers -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Summary -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Five Health Care Sector Activities to Better Integrate Social Care -- 3 A Workforce to Integrate Social Care into Health Care Delivery -- 4 Leveraging Data and Digital Tools -- 5 Financing Social Care -- 6 Implementing Awareness, Adjustment, and Assistance Strategies in Health Care Delivery Settings: Challenges and Potential Solutions -- 7 Recommendations -- Appendix: Social Need Screening Tools Comparison Table.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Social service-United States.;
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Essential Public Health [electronic resource] : Theory and Practice. by Gillam, Stephen.(SAGE)1923886; Yates, Jan.(SAGE)1926594; Badrinath, Padmanabhan.(SAGE)1926597;
Cover; Essential Public Health: Theory and Practice; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Foreword to the second edition; Foreword to the first edition; Foreword to the first edition; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Historical background; Health care's contribution in context; Domains of public health; Public health and today's NHS; The structure of this book; REFERENCES; Part 1: The public health toolkit; 1: Management, leadership and change; Key points; The nature of management; Theories of leadership; Theories of change; The psychology of changeOrganisational behaviour and motivationProfessional and clinical leadership; Management, leadership and change in public health practice; Conclusion; REFERENCES; 2: Demography; Key points; Introduction; Population structure; Population trends; Reasons for population trends; Life expectancy; Health transitions; Disease and disability; Methodological issues in demography; Conclusion; REFERENCES; 3: Epidemiology; Key points; Introduction; The history of epidemiology; Time, place, person - disease variation; Quantifying differences in risk; Summary; Types of epidemiological studyInterpreting results of epidemiological studiesConclusion; REFERENCES; 4: The health status of the population; Key points; Introduction; Measuring mortality; Measuring morbidity; Self-reported health status, risk factors and determinants of health; Conclusion; Summary exercise; REFERENCES; 5: Evidence-based health-care; Key points; Introduction - what is evidence-based health-care?; The tools necessary for EBHC; Limitations to EBHC; Conclusion; REFERENCES; 6: Health needs assessment; Key points; Theoretical perspectives; Health needs assessment (HNA) in practice; Conclusion; REFERENCES7: Decision making in the health-care sector- the role of public healthKey points; Introduction; A framework for setting priorities; Conclusion; REFERENCES; 8: Improving population health; Key points; Disease prevention; Approaches to prevention; Health promotion; Conclusion; REFERENCES; 9: Screening; Key points; Introduction; Should we establish a new screening programme?; Examples of effective screening programmes; Evaluating screening programmes; Monitoring screening programmes; Conclusion; REFERENCES; 10: Health protection and communicable disease control; Key points; IntroductionPatterns of communicable diseaseIdentifying threats, planning and monitoring control measures - surveillance; Containing infection - outbreak investigation; Environmental public health; Preparing for emergencies; Conclusion; REFERENCES; 11: Improving quality of care; Key points; Introduction; What is quality and can it be measured?; Dimensions of quality and their evaluation; Is there a problem with quality?; How can quality of care for populations be improved?; System-level approaches to quality improvement; Conclusion; REFERENCES; Part 2: Contexts for public health practiceIntroduction to Part 2 - what do we mean by contexts in public health?A theoretical and practical introduction to the basics of public health, written for a multidisciplinary audience.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Community health services; Delivery of health care.; Public health -- Practice.; Public health.;
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Contemporary Public Health [electronic resource] : Principles, Practice, and Policy by Holsinger, James W. Jr.;
Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Dedication; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; 1. The Social and Ecological Determinants of Health; 2. The Health of Marginalized Populations; 3. Public Health Workforce and Education in the United States; 4. The Role of Community-Oriented Primary Care in Improving Health Care; 5. Who Is the Public in Public Health?; 6. Publc Health Services and Systems Research; 7. National Accreditation of Public Health Departments; 8. Contemporary Issues in Scientific Communication and Public Health Education; 9. Partnerships in Public Health10. The Organizational Landscape of the American Public Health System11. International Lessons for the United States on Helath, Health Care, and Health Policy; Conclusion: Future of Public Health; Contributors; IndexPublic health refers to the management and prevention of disease within a population by promoting healthy behaviors and environments in an effort to create a higher standard of living. In this comprehensive volume, editor James W. Holsinger Jr. and an esteemed group of scholars and practitioners offer a concise overview of this burgeoning field, emphasizing that the need for effective services has never been greater.Designed as a supplemental text for introductory courses in public health practice at the undergraduate and graduate levels, Contemporary Public Health provides historica
Subjects: Electronic books.; Delivery of Health Care - United States.; Health Policy - United States.; Public Health - United States.;
© 2012., The University Press of Kentucky,
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Health Communications in Traditional Chinese Medicine Cardiology [electronic resource]. by Al-Shura, Anika Niambi.;
Front Cover; Health Communications in Traditional Chinese Medicine Cardiology; Copyright Page; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Contents; Introduction; Approving Agencies; Course Description; Course Objectives; I. Rationale for Health Communications; 1 History of Health Communications; Chapter Objectives; 1.1 Part 1: History of Public Health; 1.1.1 Lesson 1: History of Public Health; 1.1.1.1 Notables of Ancient China; 1.1.1.1.1 Huang di Nei jing; 1.1.1.1.2 Hua Tuo; 1.1.1.2 Pandemics and Epidemics; 1.1.1.2.1 Spontaneous Generation; 1.1.1.2.2 Miasma Theory; 1.1.1.2.3 Germ Theory1.1.1.2.4 Medical Scientists and Their Discoveries1.2 Part 2: History of Cardiovascular Medicine; 1.2.1 Huang di Nei jing; 1.2.2 Developments Through the Centuries; 1.3 Part 3: Introduction to Health Communications for Chinese Medicine Practitioners; 1.3.1 The Basics; 1.3.2 Health Literacy; Notes; 2 Key Elements and Scientific Theories; Chapter Objectives; 2.1 Part 1: Key Elements; 2.2 Part 2: Public Health Research Theories; 2.3 Part 3: Mass Communications Theories; 2.4 Part 4: Marketing-Based Models; 2.5 Part 5: Models for Strategic Behavior and Social Change Communications; Notes3 Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence and Traditional Chinese MedicineChapter Objectives; 3.1 Part 1: Heart Disease; 3.2 Part 2: Chinese Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease Treatment; Notes; II. Interpersonal Communications; 4 Health Provider and Patient Types; Chapter Objectives; 4.1 Part 1: 4 Main Health Provider Types; 4.1.1 Authoritative; 4.1.2 Institutional; 4.1.3 Intellectual; 4.1.4 Supportive; 4.2 Part 2: 4 Main Patient Types; 4.2.1 Skeptical; 4.2.2 Intellectual; 4.2.3 Flexible and Explorative; 4.2.4 Passive; 4.3 Part 3: 14 Main Patient Characteristics; 4.3.1 Manipulative4.3.2 Demanding4.3.3 Angry; 4.3.4 Noncompliant; 4.3.5 Depression; 4.3.6 Malingering; 4.3.7 Know-It-All; 4.3.8 Geriatric Patients; 4.3.9 Direct; 4.3.10 Psychosomatic; 4.3.11 Chronic Pain; 4.3.12 Terminal Patients; 4.3.13 Courageous; 4.3.14 Pleasant; 4.4 Part 4: Constitutional Theory; Notes; 5 Patient and Provider Communications; Chapter Objectives; 5.1 Part 1: Introduction to Social Support; 5.2 Part 2: Social Support Theories; 5.2.1 Social Support Theory; 5.2.2 Life Span Theory; 5.2.3 Relational Regulation Theory; Notes; 6 Palliative Care; Chapter Objectives; 6.1 Part 1: Introduction6.2 Part 2: Quality of Care6.3 Part 3: Provider Partnering; III. Caseload and Research; 7 Epidemiological Overview; Chapter Objectives; 7.1 Part 1: Introduction; 7.1.1 Correlation Does Not Mean Causation; 7.1.2 Bradford Hill Criteria; 7.2 Part 2: Research Studies and Goals; 7.3 Part 3: Kinds of Studies; 7.4 Part 4: Validity and Bias; 7.4.1 Validity; 7.4.2 Bias; Notes; 8 Research Methods for the Private Clinic; Chapter Objectives; 8.1 Part 1: Integrative Oriental Medicine Practice; 8.1.1 Development of Integrative Medicine; 8.2 Part 2: Research Methods8.2.1 Method 1: Recruiting New Patients to Study Health Communication in Traditional Chinese Medicine Cardiology presents an overview of health communications including history, cardiovascular prevalence and role of Chinese medicine, interpersonal communications between practitioners and patients, and explores methods in epidemiology to follow symptom, diagnostic, treatment and follow-up patterns in the clinic. The book integrates the role of Chinese medicine in public health efforts, classifying the identity of the practitioner and the needs of certain patient types who require this kind of matching for better health and research method
Subjects: Electronic books.; Communication; Delivery of Health Care.; Health planning -- United States.; Health planning; Program Development.;
© 2014., Elsevier Science,
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OECD Reviews of Health Care Quality [electronic resource]. by Publishing, OECD.;
Foreword; Acknowledgements; Table of contents; Acronyms and abbreviations; Executive summary; Assessment and recommendations; From quality assessment of single services to quality assuring whole pathways of care; Strengthening primary care; Better assurance for quality in long-term care; Improving care after hip fracture and stroke; Quality of health care in Sweden; Introduction; Context; Health system design; Assuring the quality of inputs to the Swedish health care system; Health system standards and guidelines; Measuring and reporting on qualityStrengthening the role of patients by capturing patient experiencesPublic reporting of performance; Health system improvement; Patient safety; Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography; Primary care and care co-ordination in Sweden; Introduction; The configuration of primary care in Sweden; Quality and outcomes of primary care in Sweden; Maximising primary care's contribution to high quality, co-ordinated care in Sweden; Conclusions; Note; Bibliography; Database references; Long-term care in Sweden; Introduction; Comparing long-term care in Sweden to other OECD countriesStrengthening measurement of LTC qualityReinforcing quality assurance to complement transparency and competition; Pursuing initiatives incentivising integration; Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography; Database references; Care after hip fracture and stroke in Sweden; Introduction; The burden of stroke and hip fracture in Sweden; Characteristics of high quality care after stroke or hip fracture; Quality initiatives and related outcomes in Sweden; The pathway of care after stroke or hip fracture in Sweden; Achieving better quality care after stroke and hip fracture; Conclusions; Note; BibliographyDatabase referencesThis report reviews the quality of health care in Sweden. It begins by providing an overview of the range of policies and practices aimed at supporting quality of care in Sweden (Chapter 1). It then focuses on three key areas particularly relevant to elderly populations: strengthening primary care in Sweden (Chapter 2), better assurance for quality in long-term care (Chapter 3), and improving care after hip fracture and stroke (Chapter 4). In examining these areas, this report highlights best practices and provides recommendations to improve the quality of care in Sweden.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Community mental health services; Delivery of Health Care.; Mental Disorders -- therapy.; Mental health services;
© 2013., OECD Publishing,
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The Changing National Role in Health System Governance [electronic resource] : A Case-based Study of 11 European Countries and Australia by Jakubowski, E.;
Title; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of tables and figures; Abbreviations; Executive summary; Introduction; Part I: Comparative governance themes and issues; Part II: Country governace profiles; ReferencesThis study of 12 countries provides an overview of recent changes in national governments' role in the governance of health systems focusing on efforts to reconfigure responsibilities for health policy regulation and management; the resultant policy priorities; and the initial impact. The shift in responsibilities shows little uniform direction: a number of countries have centralized certain areas of decision-making or regulation but decentralized others. The study reviews common trends based on the country cases and assesses potential future developments.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Delivery of health care -- Organization and administration.; Delivery of health care -- Trends.; Health facility administrators.; Health services administration --Switzerland.; Health services organization.;
© 2013., World Health Organization,
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