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In Search Of The Perfect Health System

Author : Mark Britnell
ISBN : 9781137496638
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Have you ever imagined what a truly great health system could look like? In Search of the Perfect Health System provides the answers. Over the past six years, Mark Britnell has worked in 60 countries – covering eight-tenths of the world's GDP – with hundreds of government, public and private healthcare organisations. He has circumnavigated the planet 70 times over and offers unique perspectives on countries and the tectonic global forces at play. Mark infuses his writing with his own humanity and personal struggle with cancer and has all the heart and passion of a healthcare professional combined with the head of a person who leads a successful global health practice. As we all have busy lives, each essay and chapter can be read in the time it takes to drink a cup of coffee. It's quite possible to read this book in a day and gain a truly global health perspective.

Global Health Studies

Author : Louise Warwick-Booth
ISBN : 9781509504206
Genre : Health & Fitness
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A global view of health offers a richer understanding of ways of measuring, improving and sustaining health both in individual national settings and in the context of a strongly interconnected world. This book draws on social scientific insights and explanations to examine trends in global health. Moving beyond an epidemiological analysis, the authors use a social determinants framework and life course approaches to offer a critical introduction to the study of global health. Through individual chapters focusing on topics such as health policy, global governance, health systems and health-related protests, the authors present the scope of global health studies and introduce readers to broader ranging issues such as globalization and political forces. Key themes such as power, inequality and inequity - and their impact on health on a global scale - recur throughout the book. International examples and case studies are used to illustrate the discussion, which is further supported by opportunities for reflection and further reading. This book will be an important resource for students studying global health and will have broad relevance to those undertaking health, health-related and allied health professional courses.

Perfect Health Diet

Author : Paul Jaminet
ISBN : 9781451699166
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Suffering from chronic illness and unable to get satisfactory results from doctors, husband and wife scientists Paul and Shou-Ching Jaminet took an intensely personal interest in health and nutrition. They embarked on five years of rigorous research. What they found changed their lives— and the lives of thousands of their readers. In Perfect Health Diet, the Jaminets explain in layman’s terms how anyone can regain health and lose weight by optimizing nutrition, detoxifying the diet, and supporting healthy immune function. They show how toxic, nutrient-poor diets sabotage health, and how on a healthy diet, diseases often spontaneously resolve. Perfect Health Diet tells you exactly how to optimize health and make weight loss effortless with a clear, balanced, and scientifically proven plan to change the way you eat—and feel—forever!

Leading Reliable Healthcare

Author : Bandar Abdulmohsen Al Knawy
ISBN : 9781351999779
Genre : Business & Economics
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Leading Reliable Healthcare describes ‘state of the art’ healthcare management systems. The key focus of the publication is ‘reliable’; describing how leadership can ensure never less than reliable standards of care for patients and how excellence can be achieved. The focus throughout is on ensuring that patients and their families can depend on a reliable healthcare system for their needs, fulfilling their expectations that hospitals are trustworthy, stable and capable of dealing with their health, from the simplest to the most complex illnesses. Each of the chapters focuses on a different aspect of building a reliable healthcare system, concentrating on the leadership necessary to deliver and manage the different component elements of the healthcare system. The nominated contributors for this book are recognized leaders from various healthcare systems around the globe, including the UK, USA, Canada and South Korea/Singapore. The contributors have been selected to ensure a wide perspective of healthcare management, building on diverse approaches, practices and experiences, and are currently practicing healthcare management in their respective systems. The book aims to focus on the pragmatic rather than theoretical and will provide a series of practical methodologies and case studies to help improve decision making in healthcare management. With contributions by: Sallie J. Weaver, PhD, MHS, Associate Professor, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality and Dept. of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, John Hopkins University School of Medicine Susan Mascitelli, Senior Vice President, Patient Services & Liaison to the Board of Trustees, New York-Presbyterian Hospital Dr. Sandra Fenwick, Chief Executive Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital Martin A. Makary, MD, MPH, Professor of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Professor of Health Policy and Management, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Frank Federico, RPh, Vice President, Institute for Healthcare Improvement Dr. Hanan Edrees, Manager, Quality Management, KAMC-Riyadh Dr. Hee Hwang, CIO and Associate Professor; Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Division of pediatric Neurology, Center of Medical Informatics Dr. M. Andrew Padmos, Chief Executive Officer, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Professor Richard Hobbs, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences, Director, NIHR English School for Primary Care Research, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford Ms. Jules Martin, Managing Director, Central London Clinical Commissioning Group Dr. Bruno Holthof, Chief Executive Officer, Oxford University Hospitals Tara Donnelly, Chief Executive, Health Innovation Network, South London Göran Henriks, Chief Executive of Learning and Innovation, Qulturum, County Council of Jönköping, Sweden

Health Systems Improvement Across The Globe

Author : Jeffrey Braithwaite
ISBN : 9781317123279
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Following on from 2015’s Healthcare Reform, Quality and Safety: Perspectives, Participants, Partnerships and Prospects in 30 Countries, this book encompasses a global perspective on healthcare while shifting the focus from reform to showcasing success stories of healthcare systems worldwide. It provides explanations of why various facets of healthcare systems work well in different contexts and offers the reader alternative models for consideration. The book features contributions from 60 countries, going much further than the common practice of focusing on affluent Western nations, to provide a comprehensive exploration of the success of healthcare systems globally. The majority of literature on health-sector improvement attempts to address the problems within systems, relating the errors that can and do occur, for example, and offering solutions and preventative strategies. This book of country case studies will approach the enhancement of health systems, patient safety and the quality of care in a new and innovative way, comprehensively surveying and synthesizing the success stories of healthcare systems around the world, utilizing Hollnagel’s Safety-II approach to acknowledge the importance of exploring what goes right, what works well, and why it works. These success stories may include reference to macro, meso or micro levels of healthcare systems, various sectors (e.g., aged care, acute care or primary care), or specific programs or projects. Health System Improvement Across the Globe: Success Stories from 60 Countries is unprecedented in terms of both reach and positive emphasis, and as such will be instrumental in changing ways of thinking about and guiding health-sector improvement.

Perfect Health

Author : Deepak Chopra
ISBN : 9781863252928
Genre : Health
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The original mind/body classic, now fully revised and updated for the 21st century. In the ten years since PERFECT HEALTH: THE COMPLETE MIND/BODY GUIDE was published, Deepak Chopra has become the leading name in the biggest health revolution of our time. PERFECT HEALTH is the ultimate do-it-yourself guide to harnessing the healing power of the mind and the body -- and a must for anyone seeking perfect health. This best selling book provides the basic principles of Ayurveda -- the ancient system of health care that Dr. Chopra incorporates in his practice of medicine. In simple, easy-to-follow steps, this book takes the reader through the entire range of self-care techniques that raise personal prevention to the level of perfection. The revolutionary Perfect Health program unites the best of Chopra's medical school training with the wisdom of ancient India's holistic healing system. The result brings you a complete, personally tailored program of diet, stress reduction, exercise and daily routines that will help you: *** Strengthen the mind/body connection *** Reestablish your essential balance with nature *** Tap into your inner pharmacy *** Stimulate regenerative growth *** Transcend disease and aging From determining your individual body type, to acting at the deepest level of the mind/body connection, Perfect Health can generate healing within your body and changes in your life. The new edition is fully updated and includes: *** new healing techniques developed by Dr Chopra with patients at the Chopra Centre, including guided visualisations and meditations *** new ways to nourish the body through the five senses to waken the body's "inner pharmacy", in response to new research about mind / body interactions *** new exercises to stimulate the connections with our inner world *** fully updated sections on nutrition and herbal medicines *** text fully revised -- easier to read and more attractive

Preventive Care For Elderly People

Author : David C. Kennie
ISBN : 052143629X
Genre : Medical
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David C. Kennie provides a clear guide to health promotion and preventive medical care for elderly people. Adopting a broad concept of health, he sets goals, and thoroughly reviews strategies to meet them. He gives a concise, up-to-date evaluation of the worth, risks, and cost of strategies for preventing disease (both cancer and non-cancer related), enhancing functional status, and strengthening social support networks. He also discusses ways to tailor these strategies to the needs and wishes of the individual, as well as how to integrate preventive care into existing mainstream health care, especially in the primary care setting. The book finally examines the cost implications of preventive care for the patient and the provider. Preventive Care for Elderly People will be an important reference on this increasingly important topic for primary care physicians, geriatric specialists, general physicians, and public health consultants.

Medical Sociology

Author : William C. Cockerham
ISBN : UOM:39015062458792
Genre : Social Science
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Medical Sociology, 10th edition examines the classic and contemporary literature in medical sociology aimed at developing and understanding the most important issues and research questions asked today. The text contains boxes with illustrations of important points and websites thus providing further information about relevant health topics.

Perfect Health

Author : Charles C. Haskell
ISBN : 0787303836
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1902 How to get it and how to keep it, by one who has it, true scientific living. Contents: How Perfect Health Came to Me; Results; the Science of Perfect Health - The Body; the Science of Perfect Health - The Mind or Soul; Thinking; Conclusion;.

Employee Benefit Plan Review

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924054239573
Genre : Employee fringe benefits
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