eTextbook: Health Policymaking in the United States

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    Author(s): Longest, Beaufort, B.

    ISBN 10: 1567933548. See all ISBN's

    ISBN 13: 9781567933543

    Edition: 5

    Publisher: Health Administration Press

    Copyright Year: 2010

    Publication Date: May 1st 2010

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    This new edition further clarifies health policy formulation, implementation, and modification. The policymaking process is brought to life through excerpts from congressional testimony, news stories, executive orders, legislation, and other documents related to real-world policy issues. Readers will acquire the background they need to analyze the effects of health policies and influence the policymaking process. Thoroughly updated and revised, this edition illustrates key points using contemporary policy issues as examples, including FDA action against the pharmaceutical industry, smoke-free laws, stem cell research, oversight of medical devices, and health insurance; includes expanded discussion of analyzing the public policy environment and influencing the policymaking process through interest groups; connects concepts to current events by using examples from the development of health reform policy; discusses how healthcare leaders can respond to legislation by effectively managing resources and includes insight on managing in public-sector environments; and includes expanded coverage of the determinants of health and their relevance to the policymaking process

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    ISBN 10: 1567933548, ISBN 13: 9781567933543, eISBN 10: 1567935184, eISBN 13: 9781567935189

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