An Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System

Author: Karen Goldsteen, Raymond Goldsteen, Steven Jonas
Type: eBook
Date Released: 2007
Format: pdf
Language: English
Page Count: 328
Isbn10 Code: 082610214X
Isbn13 Code: 9780826103154

About the Author Steven Jonas, MD, MPH, MS, is Professor of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, and Professor, Graduate Program in Public Health, at Stony Brook University (NY). He is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences, the American College of Preventive Medicine, the New York Academy of Medicine, and the American Public Health Association. In 2006, he received the Duncan Clark Award for lifetime achievement granted by the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (formerly the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine). He is Editor-in-Chief of the American Medical Athletics Association Journal and a member of the Editorial Board of ACSM's Health and Fitness Journal. Over the course of an academic career that began in 1969, his research has focused on health care delivery systems analysis, preventive medicine and public health, and personal health and wellness. He has authored, co-authored, edited, and co-edited over 25 books, and published more than 135 papers in scientific journals, as well as numerous articles in the popular literature. He is and has been a regular columnist for a number of scientific and lay publications in the health and health-related arenas and also publishes regularly on several webmagazines on the subject of politics. It was in the mid-70s that, having been given the opportunity to do so by Dr. Ursula Springer, he created Health Care Delivery in the United States. He was actively involved with the first seven editions of that book. He is very proud that his name will be continue to associated down through time with that book, as it will be with this one, as it moves on to future editions under the able stewardship of the Drs. Goldsteen. Raymond Goldsteen, DrPH, is the founding Director of the Graduate Program in Public Health and Professor of Preventive Medicine in the School of Medicine at SUNY Stony Brook. He received his doctoral degree from the Columbia University School of Public Health. Dr. Goldsteen has an extensive background in health care and was formerly a director of the health policy research centers at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, University of Oklahoma College of Public Health, and the West Virginia University School of Medicine. He is co-author of the highly acclaimed An Introduction to the US Healthcare System. Karen Goldsteen, PhD, is a Professor of Health Technology and Management in the Graduate Program in Public Health at the SUNY in Stony Brook, NY. She received an MPH from the School of Public Health at Columbia University and a PhD in Community Health from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She was a Pew Health Policy Fellow at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Goldsteen was a co-editor of the bestselling Introduction to the US Healthcare System, 6th Edition. Excerpt.