Healthcare Delivery In The U.S.A.: An Introduction To Hospitals, Health Systems And Other Providers Of Care
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Healthcare Delivery In The U.S.A.: An Introduction To Hospitals, Health Systems And Other Providers Of Care

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Whether our healthcare system reached its current crisis by way of fragmentation and misaligned policy or by way of self-interest and shortsightedness, what matters now is that the system is so convoluted and complex that only those intimate with its complex ways can hope to unravel the tangle. Creative healthcare providers and business experts adept at problem solving sta...more
Published October 1st 2009
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Nathaniel Turner
This book was, based on my meager qualifications, an acceptable (if mediocre) introduction to healthcare delivery in these U.S. of A. I will endeavor to cover its issues as efficiently as possible, but I promise to digress upon the conclusion of my review (available only in the version posted on my weblog).

First, the typos. I mean, seriously. This is a professionally edited and published book used for education in the spheres of healthcare and information technology. There is no reason whatsoeve...more
I can't "believe" I actually finished this "book."

I was tasked with reading Healthcare Delivery for work, and to put it mildly, I was disappointed with it. Schulte takes great delight in using quotation marks around words and phrases that don't really need them. There were seven just in the introduction to the book, and I stopped keeping track of them after the first few dozen.

The information itself was okay, although as a healthcare book, it's obsolete as soon as it's published. I am curious if...more
Apparently, the rising costs associated with health care kept the publisher of this book from hiring copy editors.
Quite possibly the worst-edited book that I have ever read.
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