Beyond Managed Care: How Consumers and Technology are Changing the Future of Health Care
Beyond Managed Care: How Consumers and Technology are Changing the Future of Health Care  -     By: Dean C. Coddington
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Written for health care leaders at all levels, Beyond Managed Care identifies and assesses the key factors most likely to influence the future market for health care services-such as consumer empowerment through the Internet and the increasing demands of the aging baby boomer population-and shows providers what adjustments can be made in order to thrive in this emerging environment. The authors analyze the factors driving health care costs such as changing demographics, new medical technology, genetic and new drug research, and payment system models. The book clearly shows that organizations that are able to take organizations to the next value-added level--by providing quality, access, service, innovation, and lower costs--will be the winners.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 272
Vendor: Wiley
Publication Date: 2000
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0787953830
ISBN-13: 9780787953836

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Written for health care leaders at all levels, Beyond Managed Care identifies and assesses the key factors most likely to influence the future market for health care services-such as consumer empowerment through the Internet and the increasing demands of the aging baby boomer population-and shows providers what adjustments can be made in order to thrive in this emerging environment. The authors analyze the factors driving health care costs such as changing demographics, new medical technology, genetic and new drug research, and payment system models. The book clearly shows that organizations that are able to take organizations to the next value-added level--by providing quality, access, service, innovation, and lower costs--will be the winners.

Editorial Reviews

"Picks up where Paul Starr's Social Transformation of AmericanMedicine left off, and will soon become a classic of equalstature." --nne Ladd, product manager, Physician Market,Micromedex, Englewood, Colorado
"The authors will enlighten and entertain you--and challenge yourcurrent mental model of health care. Their discussion of theInternet and clinical information technology is worth the price ofthe book." --Leland R. Kaiser, president, Kaiser Consulting,Brighton, Colorado
"A thorough review of a complex subject, and done in a way that iseasily accessible. The scenarios represent a valuable startingpoint for health care leaders to begin to dialogue and learn aboutwhere health care may be headed." --John Koster, M.D., senior vicepresident/chief medical officer, Sisters of Providence HealthSystem, Seattle, Washington
"Provides great historical perspective on the changes that healthcare has experienced, but more important, it sets the stage for thefuture. It puts together a compelling case and several excitingscenarios to move us to a new reality." --Kathryn E. Johnson, CEO,The Health Forum, San Francisco, California
"Offers valuable insights about where healthcare is headed. Thefour scenarios offer food for thought and represent a valuableplanning tool for medical groups and others in healthcare."--Patrick A. Hinton, executive director, Jacksonville OrthopaedicInstitute, Jacksonville, Florida
"This easy-to-read book will appeal to physicians and otherinterested in becoming more knowledgeable about the social,political, and economic problems facing medical practice Especiallyuseful are the book's discussions of various actual and proposedpayment plans...worth a quick read." (The Permenente Journal,Winter/01)

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