The Resource The corporate transformation of health care : can the public interest still be served?, John P. Geyman, (electronic resource)

The corporate transformation of health care : can the public interest still be served?, John P. Geyman, (electronic resource)

Label
The corporate transformation of health care : can the public interest still be served?
Title
The corporate transformation of health care
Title remainder
can the public interest still be served?
Statement of responsibility
John P. Geyman
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation The author explores how the corporate transformation of hospitals, HMOs, and the insurance and pharmaceutical industries has resulted in reduction in services, dangerous cost cutting, poor regulation, and corrupt research. He sheds light on the political lobbying and media manipulation that keeps the present system in place. Exposing the shortcomings of reform proposals that do little to alter the status quo, he makes a case for a workable single-payer system. This is an essential read for today's practitioners, policy makers, healthcare analysts and providers, and all those concerned with the precarious state of America's under- and uninsured
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Geyman, John P.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R728.2
LC item number
.G49 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2004 N-049
  • W 84 AA1
NLM item number
G357c 2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
ebrary
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical corporations
  • Medical economics
  • Multihospital systems
  • Health maintenance organizations
  • Public health
  • MEDICAL
  • Gezondheidszorg
  • Voorzieningen
  • Economische aspecten
  • Health maintenance organizations
  • Medical corporations
  • Medical economics
  • Multihospital systems
  • Public health
  • Gesundheitswesen
  • Reform
  • Electronic books
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Health Facilities, Proprietary
  • Health Care Reform
  • Managed Care Programs
  • Ownership
  • Quality of Health Care
  • United States
  • USA
Label
The corporate transformation of health care : can the public interest still be served?, John P. Geyman, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Growth of investor-owned corporate health care -- Hospitals and nursing home chains -- Health maintenance organizations (HMOS) -- Health insurance industry -- Pharmaceutical industry -- Medically-related industries -- Impacts of corporate practices on the health care system -- Compromising the integrity of research -- Disinformation and media control -- Lobbying of government -- Co-opting the regulators -- Privatization vs. public utility model of health care -- Politics and options for health care reform -- An approach to reform
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 306 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780826124678
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)298866498
  • (OCoLC)ocn298866498
Label
The corporate transformation of health care : can the public interest still be served?, John P. Geyman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Growth of investor-owned corporate health care -- Hospitals and nursing home chains -- Health maintenance organizations (HMOS) -- Health insurance industry -- Pharmaceutical industry -- Medically-related industries -- Impacts of corporate practices on the health care system -- Compromising the integrity of research -- Disinformation and media control -- Lobbying of government -- Co-opting the regulators -- Privatization vs. public utility model of health care -- Politics and options for health care reform -- An approach to reform
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 306 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780826124678
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)298866498
  • (OCoLC)ocn298866498

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