+612 9045 4394
Managed Care and Public Health - Paul K. Halverson

Managed Care and Public Health

Hardcover Published: 1st December 2007
ISBN: 9780834208971
Number Of Pages: 432

Share This Book:


RRP $295.99
or 4 easy payments of $51.19 with Learn more
Ships in 7 to 10 business days

The must-have text for every public health practitioner involved in ma naged care and public health. Managed Care and Public Health reveals t he hottest trends and issues emerging among managed care and public he alth organizations, and examines a wide range of real-life partnership s with the private sector. Timely and practical, this resource is idea l for public health practitioners in the age of managed care. Readers will be introduced to a new vision of collaboration between public hea lth and the privatized system. Learn about the policy changes that wil l be necessary to support such a vision. And find a road map for the p rofession as it embarks on this difficult undertaking. Features detail ed case studies; chapters written by leading public health experts; di scussion questions following each case study to enhance reader underst anding; plus an appendix with sample contracts for public and private collaborative agreements.

Current Themes In Public Health And Managed Care
Current Practice and Evolving Roles in Public Health
Managed Care and Its Relationship to Public Health: Barriers and Opportunities
Privatization of Public Hospitals: Trends and Strategies
Privatization and Health Care
Applications Of Managed Care And Privatization
Managed Care for Medicaid Beneficiaries: An Overview
Privatizing Maternal and Child Health Services in Texas
Public and Private Sector Involvement in Managed Mental Health Care
Managed Care and the Delivery of Public Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
The Privatization of Quality Assurance in Health Care
Case Studies In Public Health And Managed Care
Managed Care, Public Health, and Privatization: A Typology of Interorganizational Arrangements
Case Study: Integrated Public and Private Health Care Systems in Denver, CO
Case Study: Group Health Cooperative and the Public Health System Serving Olympia, WA
Case Study: A Public Sector HMO in Portland, OR
Case Study: Reconfiguring Memphis' Public Health System for Managed Care
Case Study: The Local Health Department's Role in Milwaukee's Managed Care Market
Case Study: Privatizing a Community Hospital in Rocky Mount, NC
Case Study: Providing Public Health Services through an Integrated Delivery System in Mecklenburg County, NC
Case Study: Hospital Privatization as a Quality Improvement Strategy in Jersey City, NJ
Case Study: Privatizing the Mental Health System in King County, WA
Managing The Public's Health: Policy Implications And Conclusions
Ensuring Quality and Access under Managed Care
Public Health, Privatization, and Market Populism: A Cautionary Note
Strategies for Managing the Public's Health: Implications and Next Steps
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780834208971
ISBN-10: 0834208970
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st December 2007
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Inc.,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.79