Basics of the U.S. Health Care System provides a broad, fundamental introduction to the workings of the healthcare industry. Engaging and activities oriented, the text offers an 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 internet resources that make studying this complex industry both enjoyable and stimulating. Students of various disciplines including healthcare administration, business, nursing, public health, and others will discover a practical guide that prepares them for professional opportunities in this rapidly growing sector.
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