The Health Care Handbook: A Clear and Concise Guide to the United States Health Care System, 2nd Edition | Jonas and Kovner's Health Care Delivery in the United States | The Surgical Review | The Medical School Interview | Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) | Health Care Reform | The Healing of America
*Inpatient and outpatient health care and delivery systems
*The different types of health insurance and how they're structured
*Health policy and government health care programs, including the Affordable Care Act
*Concise summaries of 31 different health professions
*Economic concepts and the factors that make health care so expensive
*The Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industries
Each section introduces the key facts and foundations that make the health care system work in a clear and neutral manner. The book also includes balanced analyses of current challenges and controversies in health care, including medical errors, government regulation, medical malpractice, high drug prices, and much more. Suggested Readings are included at the end of each chapter for readers who wish to learn more about specific topics.
The book is the work of two medical students, Elisabeth Askin and Nathan Moore. When Elisabeth and Nathan worked to educate themselves about the American health care system they couldn't find a source that was comprehensive, understandable and non-biased - so they decided to write it themselves. It's rigorously researched and scrupulously unbiased yet written in a conversational and humorous tone that's a pleasure to read and illuminates the convoluted health care system and its many components.
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