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Precepts of Health Care

Lieve Van Hoof

in Plutarch's Practical Ethics: The Social Dynamics of Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583263
eISBN:
9780191723131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583263.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter discusses Precepts of Health Care, a text concerned with a topic that formed the object of a fierce debate between doctors, gymnastis teachers, and philosophers throughout antiquity, as ... More


Epilogue: Challenging Care

Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein

in Caring for America: Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195329117
eISBN:
9780199949496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329117.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Epilogue contends that this history has no neat ending. To rethink home care, it takes a hard look at the promises of carework unionism, the dangers of its welfare location, and the pitfalls of ... More


Context: commissioning in the English NHS

Imelda McDermott, Pauline Allen, Valerie Moran, Anna Coleman, Kath Checkland, and Stephen Peckham

in Commissioning Healthcare in England: Evidence, Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447346111
eISBN:
9781447346319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346111.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 2 provides the context, setting out the organisation and governance of commissioning in the NHS. It includes a short summary of the architecture of commissioning pre-Health and Social Care ... More


2005 to 2007: The Health Services Research Community Stirs, the “B” Word Awakens Policy Makers, and the House CHAMP Act Creates Divisions

Carol M. Ashton and Nelda P. Wray

in Comparative Effectiveness Research: Evidence, Medicine, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199968565
eISBN:
9780199346080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968565.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In early 2004 when AcademyHealth, an organization representing the interests of health services researchers, began to prepare its advocacy for the 2005 congressional reauthorization of the Agency for ... More


Health inequalities in England’s changing public health system

David J. Hunter and Linda Marks

in Health Inequalities: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198703358
eISBN:
9780191772603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703358.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter assesses the relationship between different ways of understanding a ‘public health system’ and action on health inequalities. After briefly reviewing the historical evolution of the UK’s ... More


A Principled Approach to Essential Health-Care Delivery System Reforms

Gunnar Almgren

in Health Care as a Right of Citizenship: The Continuing Evolution of Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231170130
eISBN:
9780231543316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170130.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The basic premise of this chapter is that we have at our disposal a wealth of evidence-based knowledge of critical health care delivery strategies that would, if implemented on a large scale, yield ... More


The Structure, Financing, and Processes of Federally Mandated Comparative Effectiveness Research and Why They Matter

Carol M. Ashton and Nelda P. Wray

in Comparative Effectiveness Research: Evidence, Medicine, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199968565
eISBN:
9780199346080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968565.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Throughout the legislative odyssey of federal policy on comparative effectiveness research from 2002 to 2008, the specifics of the policy took many different forms. While opponents to ... More


Precarity, migration and ageing

Karen Kobayashi and Mushira Mohsin Khan

in Precarity and Ageing: Understanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340850
eISBN:
9781447340904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340850.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The profile of older adults in the Global North is changing rapidly with increasing proportions of foreign-born ageing populations. Despite their demographic significance, very little research has ... More


Plutarch's Practical Ethics: The Social Dynamics of Philosophy

Lieve Van Hoof

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583263
eISBN:
9780191723131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583263.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The Second Sophistic was a time of intense competition for honour and status. Like today, this often caused mental as well as physical stress for the elite of the Roman Empire. This book studies ... More


Assessing Health-Care System Performance against the Four Core Aims of Health-Care Policy

Gunnar Almgren

in Health Care as a Right of Citizenship: The Continuing Evolution of Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231170130
eISBN:
9780231543316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170130.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Previous chapters have provided the historical context and the justification for a set of four core aims of health care policy in light of the requisites of citizenship in a democratic society, and ... More


Doctors in the driving seat? Reforms in NHS primary care and commissioning

Elke Heins

in Social Policy Review 25: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2013

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312741
eISBN:
9781447312857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312741.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In Chapter Three, Elke Heins examines NHS reforms in relation to primary care and commissioning, principally through the government's Health and Social Care Act 2012. Taking effect in April 2013, the ... More


From precarious employment to precarious retirement: neoliberal health and long-term care in the United States

Larry Polivka and Baozhen Luo

in Precarity and Ageing: Understanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340850
eISBN:
9781447340904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340850.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Neoliberal political economies have emerged across the west over the last 40 years. This development has been driven by several forces including public policy regimes that prioritize privatization of ... More


Statement of the Problem: American Exceptionalism in Health Care and the Emergence of the Great Unsustainable Compromise

Gunnar Almgren

in Health Care as a Right of Citizenship: The Continuing Evolution of Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231170130
eISBN:
9780231543316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170130.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter provides a narrative of the complex origins of the American Exceptionalism in health care and the main impediments to the realization of health care as a social right afforded to all ... More


A Principled Approach to Radical Health-Care Finance Reform

Gunnar Almgren

in Health Care as a Right of Citizenship: The Continuing Evolution of Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231170130
eISBN:
9780231543316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170130.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Building upon contextualization of the ACA as not a panacea, but instead a stage of progressive policy evolution, this chapter is the first of three chapters that sketches out a vision of health care ... More


The Secondary Effects of Primary Health Care

Tine Hanrieder

in International Organization in Time: Fragmentation and Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198705833
eISBN:
9780191775246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705833.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how the Primary Health Care (PHC) reform initiated by director-general Halfdan Mahler (1973–1988) yielded increasing returns to regional power. While the reform’s policy goals ... More


State, Community, and Primary Health Care: Empowering or Disempowering Discourses?

Ritu Priya

in Equity and Access: Health Care Studies in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199482160
eISBN:
9780199097746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199482160.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The chapter reconstructs a narrative of health services development in post-Independence India by examining relationships of the state, community, and Primary Health Care approach through existing ... More


Commissioning Healthcare in England: Evidence, Policy and Practice

Pauline Allen, Kath Checkland, Valerie Moran, and Stephen Peckham (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447346111
eISBN:
9781447346319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346111.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book brings together selected research on commissioning healthcare in the English NHS carried out by national policy research unit in commissioning and the healthcare system (PRUComm) between ... More


Orders of change in the ordered changes in the NHS

Martin Powell

in Dismantling the NHS?: Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330226
eISBN:
9781447330271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330226.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The author introduces the difficulty in conceptualising or measuring change in health systems. The author states that in this chapter draws on the account of Hall which differentiates between first, ... More


Clinically led commissioning: past, present and future?

Kath Checkland, Anna Coleman, Imelda McDermott, and Stephen Peckham

in Dismantling the NHS?: Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330226
eISBN:
9781447330271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330226.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

One of the key elements of the Health and Social Care Act 2010 (HSCA 2012) was the transfer of responsibility for commissioning healthcare services from managerially led Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) to ... 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


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