Introduction to Health Policy (2nd Edition) – PDF

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  • Author: Leiyu Shi
  • File Size: 12 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 407 pages
  • Publisher: Health Administration Pr; 2nd edition
  • Publication Date: December 31, 2018
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1640550259
  • ISBN-13: 9781640550254


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About The Author

Leiyu Shi

Leiyu Shi

Dr. Leiyu Shi, PhD, is professor of health services research and health policy at the Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins University. He also serves as director of the Johns Hopkins Primary Care Policy Center. He received his doctoral education from the University of California, Berkeley, majoring in health policy and services research.

Dr. Shi also has a master's degree in business administration focusing on finance. His research focuses on health disparities, primary care, and vulnerable populations. He has conducted extensive studies related to the association between primary care and health outcomes, particularly on the role of primary care in mediating the adverse impact of income inequality on health outcomes. He is also well known for his extensive research on vulnerable populations in the United States, in particular community health centers that serve vulnerable populations in the areas of sustainability, provider recruitment and retention experiences, experience under managed care, financial performance, and quality of care.

Professor Leiyu Shi is the author of 9 textbooks and more than 150 scientific journal so far.

With the evolution of healthcare policies and their subsequent integration into healthcare systems, this ebook, Introduction to Health Policy 2nd Edition (in PDF) by Leiyu Shi will introduce your students to health policy making, health policy research/evaluation methods, critical health policy issues, and international perspectives on health policy. Dr. Shi takes a unique perspective by integrating all these topics into this a one-of-a-kind ebook. Real-world examples and cases reinforce the concepts and theories throughout the ebook and address all healthcare settings, including managed care, public health, extended care, ambulatory care, and the hospital setting.

Introduction to Health Policy 2e provides an overview of:

  • Processes and context for state, federal, and local health policy making
  • Dominant frameworks of health determinants and health policy formulation
  • Health policy issues related to financing and delivery in the U.S. and abroad
  • The importance of an international perspective, in both developed and developing countries
  • Health policy research methods so that college student can learn to study and analyze policy issues
  • Major types of health policies, including special populations such as racial/ethnic minorities, the mentally ill, those with low-income, women & children, the elderly, people with HIV/AIDS, and the homeless


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