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Title Pharmacy and the US healthcare system / editors : Michael Ira Smith, Albert I. Wertheimer and Jack E. Fincham
Edition Fourth edition
Published London : Pharmaceutical Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 462 pages) : illustrations
Contents Health and health care in the United States / David M. Scott -- Financing US health care / Leanne Lai -- Managed care pharmacy / Judith A. Cahil -- The health professions / Albert I. Wertheimer -- Pharmacists and US health care / Yifei Liu -- Pharmacy organizations / Joseph Thomas -- Emerging roles / Richard J. Bertin -- Political realities of pharmacy / Robert I. Field -- Hospital and health care institutions / Sherilyn J. VanOsdol and Charles E. Daniels -- Pharmacist role in long-term care / Richard G. Stefanacci and Thomas R. Clark -- The research manufacturing pharmaceutical industry / Jean Paul Gagnon -- Drug distribution / Sheryl L. Szeinbach and Earlene Lipowski -- The consumers of health care / Somnath Pal, Damary Castanheira Torres, and maria Marzella Mantione -- The drug use process / Jack E. Fincham -- Patient safety and pharmacovigilance / Stephen F. Eckel and Alexander T. Jenkins -- Provisions of care to subpopulations : a cultural perspective / Eucharia E. Nnadi and Tracy E. Okolo -- Professionalism and ethics / Dean L. Arnesan -- Health information technology : emerging challenges for pharmacy / Mark Bruecki, Norrie Thomas, and Abigail Stoddard -- Unresolved issues in pharmacy : imagining the future / William A. Zellmer -- The future / Eleanor L. Olvey and Lyle Bootman
Summary Pharmacy and the US Healthcare System is a one-stop textbook of current information about the features of the US healthcare system. It covers the personnel and institutions, along with concise reports on trends, regulations policy and finance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Pharmaceutical policy -- United States.
Pharmaceutical services -- United States.
Delivery of Health Care.
Pharmaceutical Services.
Pharmacy -- trends.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Fincham, Jack E.
Smith, Michael Ira
Wertheimer, Albert I.
ISBN 0857111299 (electronic bk.)
1299743285 (ebk)
9780857111296 (electronic bk.)
9781299743281 (ebk)
Other Titles Pharmacy and the U.S. healthcare system