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An Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System
Completely expanded and updated to account for the latest changes in the U.S. health care system, this best-selling text remains the most concise and balanced introduction to the domestic health care system. Like its predecessors, it provides an accessible overview of the basic components of the system: healthcare personnel, hospitals and other institutions, the federal go ...more
Paperback, 308 pages
Published May 25th 2007 by Springer Publishing Company
(first published January 1st 1998)
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A readable, but very basic, introduction to the world of US healthcare. Most facts and figures in the book are from 2003/2004, which may seem dated in light of the election and economic downturn of 2008. The book isn't as long as it appears--it's loaded with citations and pages of references after each chapter. Recommended as a good starting place if you know nothing about healthcare in America; if you do understand the fundamentals, however, skip this and just pick up a newspaper for a much mor ...more