Basics of the U.S. Health Care System, Third Edition provides students with a broad, fundamental introduction to the workings of the healthcare industry. Engaging and activities-oriented, the text offers an especially accessible overview of the major concepts of healthcare operations, the role of government, public and private financing, as well as ethical and legal issues. Each chapter features review exercises and Web resources that make studying this complex industry both enjoyable and easy. Students of various disciplinesincluding healthcare administration, business, nursing, public health, and otherswill discover a practical guide that prepares them for professional opportunities in this rapidly growing sector.
Additional ISBNs: 9781284102888, 1284102882, 9781284138832, 1284138836