eBook Flipping Health Care through Retail Clinics and Convenient Care Models, 1st Edition

  • Amer Kaissi
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  • ISBN-10: 1466663561
  • ISBN-13: 9781466663565
  • DDC: 362.12068
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 300 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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Overview

Over time, a country's healthcare system typically undergoes a number of developments as new demands emerge from the public and new legislation is passed from the government. These systems are composed of a number of interconnected parts, each one vital to the overall success of the system. Flipping Health Care through Retail Clinics and Convenient Care Models addresses the present state of the health system by focusing on current trends and future developments that could assist in delivering accessible and cost-effective medical care to the general public. Bringing together components of the present and future, this publication serves as an essential tool for students and researchers who want to develop a thorough understanding of the changing scope of the health industry in the public sphere.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Healthcare Informa tion Systems and Administration (AHISA) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Dedication.
Table of Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
Current State and Challenges of the American Healthcare System.
1: The American Healthcare System.
2: Primary Care and Physician Shortages.
3: Non-Physician Providers.
New Trends in Healthcare Delivery.
4: Convenient Care Trends.
5: Urgent Care Centers.
6: Retail Clinics.
7: Worksite Clinics.
8: Online, House Call, and Other Services.
Future Developments.
9: Hospital Systems and Healthcare Reform.
10: The Future.
Related References.
Compilation of References.
About the Author.
Appendix.
Index.