Understanding the Australian Health Care System - E-Book , 2nd Edition

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Edited by Eileen Willis, MEd, PhD, Louise Reynolds, BHSc (PHC) Grad Cert Ed (Higher Edu) PhD FPA and Helen Keleher
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9780729581035
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Publication Date
25-05-2012
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A updated overview of Australia's health care system, addressing its core features, concepts and issues

Understanding the Australian Health Care System, 2nd edition is an excellent university book for undergraduate and postgraduate students alike.

Published four years after the original, this second edition has been fully revised to reflect major Australian health care reform. Its fully up-to-date content includes current governmental and legislative changes impacting Australia's health care system.

Other topics addressed include quality and safety within the system, health insurance in Australia - both public and private - the PBS and integrated medicine.

This outstanding medical book delves deeply into the system's theoretical framework, structure and organisation and includes comparisons with the US and UK health care systems.

This new edition of Understanding the Australian Health Care System will be a valuable reference for those studying health science, health promotion, sports and exercise science, physiotherapy, human services, nursing, midwifery, medicine, paramedicine, health system management, medical radiations science and health informatics.


Key Features
  • Online student and instructor resources
  • Stronger focus on social determinants throughout text
  • Addresses a wide range of health professions - now including disability professionals and social workers
  • Current theoretical framework for healthcare reform (Tuohy 2009)
  • Stronger focus on social determinants throughout text
  • Addresses current position on national registration

New to this Edition
  • Features an excellent ancillary package on Elsevier's Evolve platform
  • Includes three new chapters addressing: disability professionals; quality and safety; and social work
  • Reflects major health care reform in Australia (COAG 2009)
  • Discusses current theoretical framework for healthcare reform (Tuohy 2009)
  • New contributors
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN vst-9780729581035
Author Informaiton Edited by Eileen Willis, MEd, PhD, Professor, Social Health Sciences, School of Health Sciences, Flinders University, SA, Australia; Louise Reynolds, BHSc (PHC) Grad Cert Ed (Higher Edu) PhD FPA, Lecturer, Social Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences, Flinders University, SA, Australia and Helen Keleher
Publication Date 25-05-2012
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