Putting Healthcare Promises into Practice

Putting Healthcare Promises into Practice : Strategies for Empowerment and Innovation in Managing Care

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This broad-based resource offers readers a comprehensive overview of the managed care system, its pitfalls, and creative ideas for improving this complex system of delivering healthcare. This comprehensive, up-to-date guide is based on the work of trendsetters in diverse areas of healthcare who have put their ideas into action. It provides readers with a background in ethics to give them a framework for sorting out the issues, and explores the current legal issues and their implications for managed healthcare. It even includes a list of questions for employers and patients to ask before joining an HMO. This invaluable guide offers readers the knowledge, resources, and information they need to make informed decisions about their healthcare as well as tools and strategies to improve the system.-- Offers innovative solutions to problems with the current managed care system-- Focuses on empowering the physician and other healthcare providers-- Introduces ethics as a problem-solving tool-- Explores the legal issues in managed healthcare and their implications-- Includes questions for employers and patients to consider before they join an HMO
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Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 161.04 x 236.47 x 20.57mm | 453.59g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766819728
  • 9780766819726

Table of contents

Chapter I: Overview and Introduction. Chapter II: Hot Topics and Volatile Issues. Chapter III: Innovation: Processes & Best Practices that Enhance and Improve. Chapter IV: Empowering the Physician. (Part contents).
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