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ISBN : 9781632413246

Publisher :   haylemedical

Language :   English

Category :   Health Care

Publication Year :   2015

Price : USD 124.95

Description :  "In both, clinical practitioners and scientists, few find it more convenient to depend upon irrelevant clarifications, while the rest never stop looking for answers". With these astonishing words, Augusto Murri, an Italian veteran in clinical medicine, emphasizes on the fact that medical practice must be a constant journey towards knowledge and quality of care. This book is a compilation of contributions from across the globe. Distinct cultures are portrayed together, from those with developed technologies to those of indefinite spirituality, but they are all associated to each other through 5 professional characteristics, that in the 1978 the Institute of Medicine (IOM) stated as most important for practicing good Primary Care: coordination, accessibility, accountability, comprehensiveness and continuity. The content in this book is organized under two characteristics - coordination and accessibility. This would provide the reader with an international overview of hot topics and novel insights in the area.

Author/Editor :  Kelly Ward

Author's Description :  Kelly Ward holds a PhD in healthcare management and economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, United States. She serves as the director of a health care consulting firm in New York. Her academic and research interests lie in primary care and palliative care. She has more than 16 years of experience in providing contemporary health care; for which she has won several awards acknowledging her service in the health care industry. Ward has also authored and edited numerous articles, journal papers and book chapters in the field of health care management.