Health Care Book of Lists: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Health Care Book of Lists

1st Edition

By Thomas

CRC Press

752 pages

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Paperback: 9781878205254
pub: 1994-01-01
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This text is perhaps the single most powerful reference you can have on the shelf or your desk. The explosion of health statistics and the demand for information is increasing daily. Right now, more than ever, there is an unprecedented interest in accountability. Regulators, consumer groups, government financing agencies, policy setters, health care planners and marketers live off data. In all, there isn't an individual inside or outside of the health care industry that cannot use quality data.

The Health Care Book of Lists provides quality, compiled data, and more. This text contains 338 of the most up-to-date compiled lists found anywhere. Each list provides the most current compiled data available, along with reference to sources used for collection, important definitions, caveats or qualifications where needed for better understanding and meaning, and interpretation of the data and its meaning to the health care professional.

This important new book provides the greatest amount of compiled health care data than any single source available. Already a huge hit nationwide, Health Care Book of Lists is a must for libraries, clinics, HMOs, PPOs, hospital staff and planners, healthcare marketers, as well as the individual practitioner.

Reviews

…'one-stop shop' of health care numbers…a beneficial addition to reference stacks.

-Library Journal

Table of Contents

Data on Health Status

Data on Fertility

Data on Mortality

Data on Health Facilities and Organizations

Data on Health Services Utilization

Data on Health Care Expenditures

Data on Insurance/Financing Mechanisms

Data on Medical and Health Personnel

Data on Physician Practice Characteristics

Data on Medical and Health Education

Data on Mental Health and Illness

Data on Demographics

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW093000
LAW / Medical Law & Legislation
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED002000
MEDICAL / Administration