Health and Health Care 2010 The Forecast, the Challenge

ISBN-10: 078795974X
ISBN-13: 9780787959746
Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)
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List price: $35.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/17/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 428
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Health And Health Care 2010 provides a comprehensive review of technological and diagnostic advances in America's health care system.

Figures
Tables
Sidebars
Abbreviations and Acronyms
Introduction
Health and Health Care Forecast: Executive Summary
Legislation
Demographics: Patients, Populations, and New Consumers
Payers and Health Care Costs
Health Plans and Insurers
Hospitals and Physicians
Medical and Information Technologies
Care Processes and Medical Management
Public Health
Three Scenarios
Demographic Trends and the Burden of Disease: Increasing Diversity
The United States Population Is Growing Older and Living Longer
The Face of America Continues to Change-Diversity Is Increasing
Household Income Is Increasing, but the Gap Between the Extremes Is Widening
The Shifting Burden of Disease: Chronic Diseases, Mental Illness, and Lifestyle Behaviors
Health Care's Demand Side: Changing Trends in Growth Rates 1960-2010
Historical Trends
The Issues: What Drives Cost Increases?
Market Dynamics
The Forecast: Real Cost Growth at 1 Percent
The Significance of Our Cost Forecast for the Rest of Our 10-Year Outlook
Wild Cards
Health Insurance: The Three-Tiered Model
Scope of Employment-Based Coverage
The Issues: How Will People Receive Health Insurance?
The Forecast: Source of Insurance--Where Are the People? ...
... and What Type of Insurance Will They Have?
Tiering Will Increase
Wild Cards
Managed Care: Experiments in Reinvention
The Issues: Managed Care is out of Balance
Drivers
Regulation May Have Cost Consequences
Potential Barriers to IT Implementation
The Forecast: Experiments in Reinvention
Managed Care 2010: Patterns of Power
Wild Cards
Health Care Providers: Themes of the Future Delivery System
Intermediaries
Reimbursement Models: Between Finance and Delivery
Care Delivery Organizations for the Next Decade
Medical Management: The New Arena of Activity
What Happens to Hospitals?
Wild Cards
Health Care Workforce: Future Supply and Demand
Physicians
Nurses
Physicians' Assistants
Future Employment
Pharmacists
Wild Cards
Medical Technologies: Effects on Care
Rational Drug Design
Advances in Imaging
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Genetic Mapping and Testing
Gene Therapy
Vaccines
Artificial Blood
Xenotransplantation
Stem Cell Technologies
Wild Cards
Information Technologies: Will Health Care Join in the Information Age?
Base Technologies
The Forecast: Four Big Effects in Health Care
Progression of Information Technology into Health Care
Wild Cards
Health Care Consumers: The Haves and the Have-Nots
Three Tiers of Health Care Consumers
Forecast and Assumptions
Wild Cards
Public Health Services: A Challenging Future
The History of Public Health in the United States
Key Factors Affecting Public Health in America Today
Technology
Public Health Frameworks and Strategies: Problems of Perception
Reconciling Public Health and Private Medicine
The Future: Scenarios and Forecasts
Forecast of the Future: Organizational Issues
Mental Health: The Hope of Science and Services
Facing the Problem and the Facts
Determining Priorities for Public Spending
Change Agents in Research
Mental Health Services Changes in the Next Decade
Policy and Legislation
Children's Health: A Good Investment
What Keeps Kids Healthy? Access and Environment
Access to Health Services: Enough Providers?
The Impact of Environment
Physical Environment and Increasing Chronic Illness
How Are We Doing?
What's in Store?
Wild Cards
Health and Health Care of America's Seniors: The Future Awaits Us
The Demographics of an Aging Population
The Economic Status of Seniors
Health Status of Seniors
Long-Term Care
Elder Health Care Financing Through Medicare
Implications
Chronic Care in America: An Evolving Crisis
Chronically Misunderstood: The Who, When, and What of Chronic Illness
Chronic Care Today: How We Got Here
Forecast
Implications
Disease Management: Weaving Disease Management into the Fabric of Patient Care
Diseases Being Managed
A Disease Management Primer
Drivers and Barriers on the Path Ahead
Forecast
The Pace of Change
Health Behaviors: Small Steps in the Right Direction
Alcohol and Drug Abuse in America
Injury Prevention: A Focus on Guns
Tobacco Use and Health
Wild Cards
Expanded Perspective on Health: Beyond the Curative Model
Definition of Health
Stress
Socioeconomic Status as a Determinant of Health
What's New? Why Now?
Consumer Expectations
Deteriorating Health Conditions
Global Health Perspective
The Future: Shifting Paradigms
The Paradigm Shift: Evolution or Revolution?
Wild Cards
The Reactions
Glossary
Index

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