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作者 Wennberg, John E
書名 Tracking Medicine : A Researcher's Quest to Understand Health Care
出版項 Cary : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, 2010
國際標準書號 9780199780242 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (340 pages)
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附註 Intro -- Contents -- PART I: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PROBLEM OF UNWARRANTED VARIATION -- 1. In Health Care, Geography Is Destiny -- 2. The Vermont Experience -- PART II: SURGICAL VARIATION: UNDERSTANDING PREFERENCE-SENSITIVE CARE -- 3. Tonsillectomy and Medical Opinion -- 4. Interpreting the Pattern of Surgical Variation -- 5. Understanding the Market for Preference-Sensitive Surgery -- 6. Learning What Works and What Patients Want -- 7. The Birth and Near Death of Comparative Effectiveness Research -- PART III: MEDICAL VARIATION: UNDERSTANDING SUPPLY-SENSITIVE CARE -- 8. Understanding Supply-Sensitive Care -- 9. Chronic Illness and Practice Variation -- 10. Is More Better? -- 11. Are "America's Best Hospitals" Really the Best? -- 12. The Top Ten Reasons Why We Need to Reform the Way We Manage Chronic Illness -- PART IV: PATHWAYS TO REFORM -- 13. Promoting Organized Care and Reducing Overuse -- 14. Establishing Shared Decision Making and Informed Patient Choice -- 15. Five Ways to Control Costs and Accelerate Health Care Reform -- 16. The Challenge of Practice Variations -- Epilogue -- Appendix on Methods -- Glossary -- Notes and References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y
Written by a groundbreaking figure of modern medical study, Tracking Medicine is an eye-opening introduction to the science of health care delivery, as well as a powerful argument for its relevance in shaping the future of our country. An indispensable resource for those involved in public health and health policy, this book is also a useful tool for anyone interested in understanding and forming their own opinion on the current debate
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Wennberg, John E. Tracking Medicine : A Researcher's Quest to Understand Health Care Cary : Oxford University Press USA - OSO,c2010 9780199731787
主題 Outcome assessment (Medical care) -- United States.;Medicine, Comparative -- United States.;Regional medical programs -- United States.;Health care reform -- United States
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