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Title Accountability and responsibility in health care : issues in addressing an emerging global challenge / edited by Bruce Rosen, Avi Israeli, Stephen Shortell
Published Singapore : World Scientific, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (x, 693 pages) : illustrations, map
Series World Scientific series in global healthcare economics and public policy ; vol. 1
World Scientific series in global healthcare economics and public policy ; vol. 1
Contents pt. 1. Preliminaries and introductory essays -- pt. 2. From the classics -- pt. 3. Country essays -- pt. 4. Selected papers from the Jerusalem health policy conference
Summary Serious scholarly analyses of the types and roles of accountability in health care first appeared in the late 1980s. That issue, along with the related issue of responsibility in health care, has continued to interest policymakers, analysts and scholars ever since. Indeed, there has been a renewed surge of interest in recent years, with growing attention to the notion of accountable care organizations in the US, clinical audits in the UK, and governance as stewardship in many other countries. Accountability and responsibility in health care was also the theme of a major international conferenc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Medical errors -- Prevention.
Health facilities.
Medical care.
National health services.
Health services administration.
Medical care -- Quality control.
Delivery of Health Care
Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation
Health Services
Quality of Health Care
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services
Patient Care Management
Health Services Administration
Social Responsibility
Quality Assurance, Health Care
Medical Errors
Healthcare Disparities
Health Facilities
State Medicine
Patient Care Management -- methods
health facilities.
MEDICAL -- Administration.
MEDICAL -- Practice Management & Reimbursement.
National health services.
Medical care -- Quality control.
Medical care.
Health services administration.
Health facilities.
Medical errors -- Prevention.
Form Electronic book
Author Rosen, Bruce
Israeli, Avi
Shortell, Stephen M. (Stephen Michael), 1944-
ISBN 9789814374972