Sustainable Health and Long-Term Care Solutions for an Aging Population, 1st Edition

  • Ben Fong
  • Artie Ng
  • Peter Yuen
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  • ISBN-10: 152252634X
  • ISBN-13: 9781522526346
  • DDC: 362.1084
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 441 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released October 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Lasting healthcare for the entire population, specifically the elderly, has become a main priority in society. It is imperative to find ways to boost the longevity of healthcare services for all users. This book is a pivotal reference source featuring the latest scholarly research on issues pertinent to health cost and finding effective ways of financing healthcare for the elderly. Including coverage on a number of topics such as provider accreditation, corporate social responsibility, and data management, this book is ideally designed for policy makers, academicians, researchers, and advanced-level students seeking current research on the innovative planning and development of healthcare.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Medical Diagnosis, Treatment, and Care (AMDTC) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Policies and Systems.
1: The Economics of Long-Term Care: Key Concepts and Major Financing and Delivery Models.
2: Moving Towards Universal Health Coverage: Challenges for the Present and Future in China.
3: Long-Term Care Spending Relevant to U.S. Medicaid Expansion: Medicaid Long-Term Care Spending.
4: The Continuum of Care: A Case Study of a Senior Service Centre for Geriatric Care in Toronto, Canada.
5: United Kingdom Health Promotion Initiatives for Healthy Aging.
6: Public-Private Partnership in Health and Long-Term Care: The Hong Kong Experience.
Management and Solutions.
7: Development of Accreditation Approach of Elderly Care Service Providers: Experience from East and West.
8: Integrated Care as a Strategic Solution for Active Aging in the Community: Tools and Models.
9: Knowledge Management for Health Care and Long-Term Care in the Technology-Organization-Environment Context.
10: Using Pervasive Computing for Sustainable Healthcare in an Aging Population.
11: Corporate Social Responsibility of Long-Term Care Service Enterprises.
12: Contributions of Volunteers in Long-Term Care in Hong Kong.
Innovation in Practice.
13: SSLD and Senior Service: A Comprehensive Model for Practice.
14: Aging in Place.
15: Preferred Place of Care and Death Among the Terminally Ill: Asian Perspectives and Implications for Hong Kong.
16: Community-Based Rehabilitation in Hong Kong: Opportunities and Challenges.
17: Chinese Herbal Medicine in the Management of Atherosclerosis-Related Chronic Conditions in an Aging Population.
18: Eating Habits of Young Persons for Healthy Aging: An Exploratory Study Involving University Students in Hong Kong.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.