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Midwives in History and Society

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Author: Jean Towler

Midwives in History and Society [Apr 01, 1986] Towler, Jean and Bramall, Joan ...


Teaching Strategies for Health Education and Health Promotion: Working with Patients, Families, and Communities

Teaching Strategies for Health Education and Health Promotion: Working with Patients, Families, and Communities Lowest new price: $50.72
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Author: Arlene Lowenstein
Brand: Brand: Jones n Bartlett Learning

Intended for a multidisciplinary team of providers, Teaching Strategies for Health Care and Health establishes a foundation of how, why, what, and when people of all ages learn and how learning can positively affect a patient, a family, and a diverse community's ability to understand, manage, prevent and live well with their illness.

Designed to give health professionals the tools they need to provide total patient care, this unique resource presents a foundation as well as a selection of tools and teaching methodologies to promote health and prevention of illness. Unique to this resource are experience driven case studies demonstrating both successful and unsuccessful cases, helping health care professionals identify best practices to preserve and repeat, as well as analyze why unsuccessful efforts might have failed and how those cases could be handled differently.

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Outcomes and Incomes: How to Evaluate, Improve, and Market Your Psychotherapy Practice by Measuring Outcomes

Outcomes and Incomes: How to Evaluate, Improve, and Market Your Psychotherapy Practice by Measuring Outcomes Lowest new price: $66.84
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Author: Paul W. Clemen
Brand: Brand: The Guilford Press

This indispensable guide presents the tools therapists need to incorporate outcomes measurement effectively and meaningfully into everyday clinical work. Outlining a highly flexible system based on the author's extensive experience in the real world of clinical practice, the book and disk feature more than 25 ready-to-use, reproducible checklists and forms. Clear, step-by-step guidelines show clinicians how to use outcomes evaluation to improve and market their services and nourish the growth of their practice. Readers with only minimal statistical knowledge will quickly and easily learn to:

*Implement four different methods of gathering client outcome data, from simple master lists of problems, to checklists, standardized scales, and tailor-made instruments
*Integrate measurement procedures into routine practice in a clinically useful fashion
*Organize outcomes data with readily available database software
*Evaluate therapeutic change in one client or a diagnostic group
*Produce well-documented reports on the delivery and quality of care

Many of the book's generic and targeted measures can be photocopied for immediate use or printed out from the companion disk. Clement's system can also be used with a wide range of commercially available measures: specific suggestions are provided throughout. A wealth of charts, figures, and handy statistical conversion tables further enhance the book's utility.

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Slee's Health Care Terms

Slee's Health Care Terms Lowest new price: $69.95
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Author: Debora A. Slee
Brand: Brand: Jones Bartlett Learning

With over 8,000 nonmedical words, phrases, and acronyms related to the health-care industry, Slee's Health Care Terms is the leading healthcare dictionary available today. Now in its fifth edition, it covers finance & reimbursement, managed care, government regulation, health professionals, legal issues, governance, and more. Written expressly for trustees, and others who need quick, precise information, Slee's tells you what a term means and why you need to know it in today's healthcare environment. It is an essential reference for anyone who deals with the health care industry.

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Managerial Epidemiology for Health Care Organizations

Managerial Epidemiology for Health Care Organizations Lowest new price: $45.00
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Author: Peter J. Fos
Brand: Brand: Jossey-Bass

Managerial Epidemiology for Health Care Organizations provides readers with a thorough and comprehensive understanding of the application of epidemiological principles to the delivery of health care services and management of health care organizations. As health administration becomes evidence- and population-based, it becomes critical to understand the impact of disease on populations of people in a service area. This book also addresses the need of health organizations’ to demonstrate emergency preparedness and respond to bioterrorism threats. A follow-up to the standard text in the field, this book introduces core epidemiology principles and clearly illustrates their essential applications in planning, evaluating, and managing health care for populations. This book demonstrates how health care executives can incorporate the practice of epidemiology into their various management functions and is rich with current examples, concepts, and case studies that reinforce the essential theories, methods, and applications of managerial epidemiology.

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The Managed Care Contracting Handbook, 2nd Edition: Planning & Negotiating the Managed Care Relationship

The Managed Care Contracting Handbook, 2nd Edition: Planning & Negotiating the Managed Care Relationship Lowest new price: $89.70
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Author: Maria K. Todd
Brand: Brand: Productivity Press

Managed care contracting is a process that frustrates even the best administrators. However, to ignore this complexity is to do so at your own expense. You don’t necessarily need to bear the cost of overpriced legal advice, but you do need to know what questions to ask, what clauses to avoid, what contingencies to cover ... and when to ask a lawyer for help.

  • Decode and analyze reimbursement problems, loopholes, and contract stipulations you are likely to encounter
  • Learn tried-and-true tricks, tools, shortcuts, and techniques to evaluate agreements
  • Negotiate contracts that won’t leave you open to unanticipated expenses

Written by Maria K. Todd, a seasoned professional in managed care contracting, this handbook is written for managers, analysts, and finance officers who have the daunting task of negotiating contracts for medical services. It offers an in-depth examination of managed care and its organizations and covers key areas, such as pay-for-performance initiatives, reimbursement methods, contract law basics, and negotiating strategies.

The Managed Care Contracting Handbook offers critical details and strategic information as well as resources on everything from HMOs and PPOs to Consumer Driven Health Plans (CDHP), self-funded ERSIA payers, and Medicaid managed care.

Fully updates the first edition, which was used widely in the U.S. and overseas.

Designed to equip you with the confidence that comes with knowing the right questions to ask and more answers than you are supposed to know, this easy-access resource ―

  • Provides a complete overview of managed care organizations
  • Covers contract law basics
  • Presents material that can be used internationally
  • Discusses Medicaid Managed Care
  • Offers an operational evaluation of a typical managed care agreement
  • Includes sample contracts and important checklists, as well as a glossary

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Risk Management for Health/Fitness Professionals: Legal Issues and Strategies

Risk Management for Health/Fitness Professionals: Legal Issues and Strategies Lowest new price: $29.99
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Author: JoAnn M. Eickhoff-Shemek PhD FACSM FAWHP
Brand: Brand: Lippincott Williams Wilkins

Laws and legal issues in the health and fitness arena become clear with this well-organized text. You will learn invaluable risk management strategies to promote safer programs and environments. You will discover and expand your knowledge of many legal concerns related to emergency procedures, employment, equipment, and facility issues, pre-activity health screening, fitness testing and prescription, and instruction and supervision. Real-life health/fitness case law examples provide practical and useful illustrations of negligence to help you understand and minimize your legal liability.

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  • A first-time-ever summary of important published standards of practice from over 10 premiere health/fitness professional and independent organizations
  • Sample forms such as waivers, informed consents, and incident reports to help you understand how to protect yourself and your organization from legal liability
  • Tables and figures to help illustrate important legal and risk management concepts
  • "Put into Practice" checklists to reinforce learning and help you develop a comprehensive risk management plan
  • Risk Management Assignments to teach you the action steps for providing a reasonably safer program and environment for participants
  • A Risk Management Pyramid summarizing the text and highlighting seven lines of defense to protect yourself and your organization from negligence

Online resources include an electronic version of the book and downloadable forms contained in this book.

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Advancing Health Literacy: A Framework for Understanding and Action

Advancing Health Literacy: A Framework for Understanding and Action Lowest new price: $43.74
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Author: Christina Zarcadoolas
Brand: Brand: Jossey-Bass

Advancing Health Literacy addresses the crisis in health literacy in the United States and around the world. This book thoroughly examines the critical role of literacy in public health and outlines a practical, effective model that bridges the gap between health education, health promotion, and health communication. Step by step, the authors outline the theory and practice of health literacy from a public health perspective. This comprehensive resource includes the history of health literacy, theoretical foundations of health and language literacy, the role of the media, a series of case studies on important topics including prenatal care, anthrax, HIV/AIDS, genomics, and diabetes. The book concludes with a series of practical guidelines for the development and assessment of health communications materials. Also included are essential techniques needed to help people make informed decisions, advocate for themselves and their community, mitigate risk, and live healthier lives.

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English/Spanish Anatomical Chart Desktop Collection: 34 Comprehensive Anatomy and Disease Topics Presented in Both English and Spanish

English/Spanish Anatomical Chart Desktop Collection: 34 Comprehensive Anatomy and Disease Topics Presented in Both English and Spanish Lowest new price: $17.96
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Author: Anatomical Chart Company
Brand: Brand: ACC
Model: 1587799804

This full-color book includes 34 of our most popular anatomy and pathology topics presented in both English and Spanish—68 charts total—with emphasis on those disorders that may often affect the Hispanic/Latino population. Handy for learning terminology, this book is also very handy in bilingual patient counseling situations. The covered spiral binding allows the book to lay flat on the desk, with the chart in English on the left hand side next to the same chart in Spanish on the right.

Printed in vivid lifelike colors on high-quality paper, the anatomical charts show the human body in a format that provides a clear and visual understanding of human anatomy, physiology, and diseases. Medical terminology and easy-to-understand supporting text are printed directly on each chart so you never have to refer to a separate key card or manual. Size: 10 inches x 12 inches.

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Health Policy: Crisis And Reform In The U.S. Health Care Delivery System

Health Policy: Crisis And Reform In The U.S. Health Care Delivery System Lowest new price: $30.00
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Author: Charlene Harrington
Brand: Brand: Jones Bartlett Learning

The Fifth Edition of this best-selling health policy text is updated with a collection of new articles on various health policies. Health Policy provides a basic overview of the health policy and political process as it relates to thte health status of the US, the organization and issues of the healthcare system, and healthcare economics.

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