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Health Care in America: A History

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Published by John Hopkins University Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxiv, 596 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26245312M
ISBN 101421416085
ISBN 109781421416083

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  Federal health care policy was designed, both implicitly and explicitly, to exclude black Americans. As a result, they faced an array of inequities — including statistically shorter, sicker Author: JENEEN INTERLANDI. In Health Care for Some, Beatrix Hoffman offers an engaging and in-depth look at America’s long tradition of unequal access to health care. She argues that two main features have characterized the US health system: a refusal to adopt a right to care and a particularly American approach to the rationing of care. Health Care for Some shows that the haphazard way the US system allocates medical.


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Health Care in America: A History Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Health Care in America, historian John C. Burnham describes changes over four centuries of medicine and public health in America. Beginning with seventeenth-century concerns over personal and neighborhood illnesses, Burnham concludes with the arrival of a new epoch in American medicine and health care at the turn of the twenty-first by: 8.

I highly recommend Loker's "The History and Evolution of Healthcare in America" to those interested in healthcare, U.S. history, U.S. health policy, or the recently passed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of Loker could have easily made this two books - one, an historical account, and the second, a policy discussion/5(10).

A comprehensive history of sickness, health, and medicine in America from Colonial times to the present. In Health Care in America, historian John C. Burnham describes changes over four centuries of medicine and public health in America. The History of Science and the Science of History: Computational Methods, Algorithms, and the Future of the Field Gibson et al.

The History of Medicine and the Scientific Revolution. Increasing healthcare consumer awareness will protect you in both the personal and professional aspects of your life. You may decide to pursue a career in health care either as a provider or as an administrator.

You may also decide to manage a business where you will have the responsibility of providing health care to your Size: KB.

Health Care in America: Trends in Utilization Acknowledgments Overall responsibility for planning and coordinating the content of this publication rested with the Division of Health Care Statistics (DHCS), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S.

Department of Health and Human Services,File Size: 3MB. FWIW, the first half of the book is more of a history of American healthcare and explanation of how insurance works that is relatively unbiased. I suggested it since it's a quick read and a bit easier to understand than some other more textbooky type books that claim to be intro level books but expect a certain level of background knowledge.

The History of Blue Cross and the Origins of American Health Care In America, the first detectable indications of health insurance at all came in the form of a prepaid hospital : History Bot. on the U.S. health care system, Delivering Health Care in America: A Systems Approach, which has been widely used for teaching senior-level undergradu-ate and graduate courses.

While retaining the main themes of the standard book, this version covers the essential elements of U.S. health care File Size: 1MB.

Cohn’s book, to be published next month, is Sick: The Untold Story of America’s Health Care Crisis—And the People Who Paid the Price. Each chapter of Cohn’s book is devoted to one or two. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is a landmark healthcare reform law that expands opportunities for care by providing more Americans with access to affordable health insurance.

The goal is to provide health insurance to all Americans not covered by their employers or other health programs.

However, many Republicans have derided the law Read. Get this from a library. Health care in America: essays in social history. [Susan Reverby; David Rosner;] -- The essays in this collection have been written by a new generation of social historians who seek to ground the internal developments in medicine and health care in a political, social, and cultural.

This is a very long, detailed book, and it’s not all that easy for someone who is not deeply into health policy and healthcare to relate it to today.

Its purpose is to describe the broad sweep of the history of healthcare in America, through to about It was published in so it’s not even that current. Medicine in America James Cassedy explores America's medical "distinctiveness" and follows medical and health-related matters from colonial times to the present.

History of Healthcare Insurance in the World. History of health care insurance in the world dates back to the days of Hammurabi in Mesopotamia, where healthcare insurance began as a service performed in exchange for a fee under law. It was expected that successful health care, in particular, surgery with the knife, was paid for appropriately.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Federal health care reform legislation fails again to pass in the U.S.

Congress. By the end of the decade there are 44 million Americans, 16 % of the nation, with no health insurance at all. The real difference between the American health care system and systems abroad is pricing. Specialists, nurses and primary care doctors all earn significantly more in Author: Yoni Blumberg.

The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care is a New York Times bestseller from journalist T. draws contrasts between health care systems in a half-a-dozen wealthy nations with the health care models followed in the United States, in a straightforward, easy to read narrative.

The countries whose systems are discussed are: France, Germany Author: T.R. Reid. In a clear, cohesive format, Delivering Health Care in America provides a comprehensive overview of the basic structures and operations of the US health system—from its historical origins and resources, to its individual services, cost, and quality.

Using a unique “systems” approach, it brings together an extraordinary breadth of information into a highly accessible, easy-to-read text. The future of both the hospital as an institution and nursing as a profession will depend on the decisions we make in the coming years about how health care is provided and to whom.

References [1] Guenter B. Risse, Mending Bodies, Saving Souls: A History of Hospitals (New York: Oxford University Press, ).The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that one in five Americans has experienced issues with mental health; and one in ten youth have suffered a major bought of depression.

A vigil for increasing mental health care at Cook County Jail in (photo credit: Sarah-Ji).One explanation for the health disadvantage of the United States relative to other high-income countries might be deficiencies in health services. Although the United States is renowned for its leadership in biomedical research, its cutting-edge medical technology, and its hospitals and specialists, problems with ensuring Americans’ access to the system and providing quality care have been a Cited by: 1.