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Introduction

Adam D. Reich

in Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160405
eISBN:
9781400850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160405.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book explores the contradictions between the mission of hospital care and the market for it. It shows how market forces and market actors have become increasingly important to contemporary ... More


Sacred Encounters

Adam D. Reich

in Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160405
eISBN:
9781400850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160405.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines the role played by chaplains at HolyCare Hospital's Department of Mission Integration and Spiritual Care. The Department of Mission Integration and Spiritual Care was ... More


Conclusion

Adam D. Reich

in Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160405
eISBN:
9781400850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160405.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book has examined the commodification of hospital care in the United States. It has looked at PubliCare Hospital, HolyCare Hospital, and GroupCare Hospital to highlight the contradictions ... More


Patient and carer satisfaction

Nick Bosanquet and Chris Salisbury

in Providing a palliative care service: towards an evidence base

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629913
eISBN:
9780191730153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629913.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter focuses on consumer preference for, and satisfaction with, the different types of palliative care. The term ‘consumer’ in palliative care refers to the patients, families, friends, and ... More


Flourishing

Adam D. Reich

in Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160405
eISBN:
9781400850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160405.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines a paradox of GroupCare Hospital's palliative care program. On the one hand, GroupCare created a space for intimacy, honesty, and personal connection that has become exceedingly ... More


Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

Adam D. Reich

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160405
eISBN:
9781400850372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160405.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book explores the contradictions inherent in one particular health care market—hospital care. Based on extensive interviews and observations across the three hospitals of one California city, ... More


Palliative care in hospitals

Amy S. Kelley, Daniel J. Fischberg, and R. Sean Morrison

in A Public Health Perspective on End of Life Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199599400
eISBN:
9780191739170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599400.003.0060
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses hospital-based palliative care programmes. There are rapid advances in medical therapies and, partly as a result, meeting the care needs of patients in palliative care is ... More


Good Business

Adam D. Reich

in Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160405
eISBN:
9781400850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160405.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines the link between Emergency Medical Incorporated's financial success and the quality of hospital care it ultimately was able to provide. Emergency Medical Incorporated, one of ... More


Generalized and Specialized Hospitals

Patricia J. Volland and David M. Keepnews

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0034
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter aims to inform readers about the health care delivery landscape, with a specific focus on inpatient hospital settings. It briefly describes older adults' use of acute care settings and ... More


The Treatment Of The Insane

Michael W. Dols and Diana E. Immisch

in Majnūn: The Madman in Medieval Islamic Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202219
eISBN:
9780191675218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202219.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter deals with the rare historical descriptions of the care of the insane. The treatment of medical madness has been discussed under three sub-topics: hospital care, family care, and ... More


Hospital Care in the United States, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands

Kieke G. H. Okma and Michael B. Decter

in Comparative Studies and the Politics of Modern Medical Care

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300149838
eISBN:
9780300155952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149838.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Hospitals across countries face common pressures of changing ideology, shifting consumer demand, and financial and budgetary pressure. This chapter addresses the question of whether such common ... More


Comparative Studies and the Politics of Modern Medical Care

Theodore R. Marmor, Richard Freeman, and Kieke G. H. Okma

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300149838
eISBN:
9780300155952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149838.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book offers a timely account of health reform struggles in developed democracies. The editors, leading experts in the field, have brought together a group of distinguished scholars to explore ... More


Hospital admissions in dementia

Elizabeth L. Sampson

in Supportive care for the person with dementia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199554133
eISBN:
9780191730269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554133.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter begins by addressing the following questions: How common is dementia in the acute hospital? Why are people with dementia admitted to the acute hospital? It then discusses the clinical ... More


Home, hospital, or hospice?

Derek Doyle, David Jeffrey, and Kenneth Calman

in Palliative Care in the Home

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632272
eISBN:
9780191730245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632272.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the positive and negative aspects of home care, hospice care, and hospital care. It also discusses the pros and cons of dying in one's home, in a hospital, or in a hospice. The ... More


Palliative care in the hospital setting for patients with non-malignant disease

Peter Pitcher and Carol Davis

in Palliative Care for Non-cancer Patients

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629609
eISBN:
9780191730054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629609.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter addresses the needs of patients dying from progressive non-malignant diseases and those of patients living with non-malignant diseases in the acute hospital setting, and discusses the ... More


National Health Accounts/National Income and Product Accounts Reconciliation: Hospital Care and Physician Services

Arthur Sensenig and Ernest Wilcox

in Medical Care Output and Productivity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132266
eISBN:
9780226132303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132303.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, in its National Health Accounts (NHA), and the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), an agency ... More


Guidelines for Care Transitions

Nancy Berlinger, Bruce Jennings, and Susan M. Wolf

in The Hastings Center Guidelines for Decisions on Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care Near the End of Life: Revised and Expanded Second Edition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199974566
eISBN:
9780199333332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199974566.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

During the course of illness, many patients move between care settings. They may be hospitalized to receive some forms of medical treatment or to treat pain, symptoms, treatment side effects, or ... More


Mutualism and Health Care: Hospital Contributory Schemes in Twentieth-century Britain

Martin Gorsky, John Mohan, and Tim Willis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065781
eISBN:
9781781701423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065781.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book presents a comprehensive account of a major innovation in hospital funding before the NHS. The voluntary hospitals, which provided the bulk of Britain’s acute hospital services, diversified ... More


The Challenge to Change: Reforming Health Care on the Front Line in the United States and the United Kingdom

Rebecca Kolins Givan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801450051
eISBN:
9781501706028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450051.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

There is constant pressure on hospitals to improve health care delivery and increase cost effectiveness. New initiatives are the order of the day in the dramatically different health care systems of ... More


Presentations for the Public Eye: Exhibits and Exhibitors at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition

Julie K. Brown

in Health and Medicine on Display: International Expositions in the United States, 1876-1904

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026574
eISBN:
9780262258630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026574.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, held in St. Louis, Missouri, featured rich and extensive exhibits of social economy and health. Aside from exhibits found in the Education and Social Economy ... More


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