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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


Symptom control in care of the dying

Paul Glare, Andrew Dickman, and Margaret Goodman

in Care of the Dying: A pathway to excellence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199550838
eISBN:
9780191730528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550838.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses symptom control in care of the dying. It begins by discussing how the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) can influence symptom control, and then determines the ... More


2008 to 2010: The Baucus-Conrad Bills, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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/9780199968565.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Democrats gained control of Congress in 2007, and the debates about the CHAMP Act’s comparative effectiveness provisions had occurred against the party’s mobilization to win the White House. With ... More


What is the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP)?

John Ellershaw and Deborah Murphy

in Care of the Dying: A pathway to excellence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199550838
eISBN:
9780191730528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550838.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses in detail the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP), which was briefly discussed in the introductory chapter. It looks at the LCP Continuous Quality Improvement ... More


Cultural Health Capital: A Sociological Intervention into Patient-Centered Care and the Affordable Care Act

Janet K. Shim, Jamie Suki Chang, and Leslie A. Dubbin

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act promulgated a number of fundamental changes to the United States health-care system. Less visible and controversial aspects included the creation ... More


Situated Standardization and Patient-Centered Care

Teun Zuiderent-Jerak

in Situated Intervention: Sociological Experiments in Health Care

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029384
eISBN:
9780262329439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029384.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the consequences of situated standardization for the relation between standardization and patient-centeredness. In the medical sociological literature, ‘standardization’ and ... More


Estimating the Impact of the Demand for Consumer-Driven Health Plans Following the 2012 Supreme Court Decision of the Constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Stephen T. Parente

in The Future of Healthcare Reform In the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226254951
eISBN:
9780226255002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255002.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter assesses which of the alternative proposals to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) may have the most impact in terms of cost per capita of covering the uninsured. Microsimulations estimate the ... 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


Turning toward Suffering Together

Nicole M. Piemonte

in Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037396
eISBN:
9780262344968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037396.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In chapter three, the philosophical work of Heidegger, Levinas, Charles Taylor, and Mikhail Bakhtin is drawn together to illustrate that in turning away from vulnerability, illness, and death in the ... More


Global Health Law Norms: A Coherent Framework to Understand PPACA’s Approach to Eliminate Health Disparities and Address Implementation Challenges

Gwendolyn Roberts Majette

in Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines how global health law norms provide a coherent legal and policy framework to understand the diverse provisions within the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The ... More


Health Care Reform 2.0: Fulfilling the Promise of the Affordable Care Act

Jacob S. Hacker

in Shared Responsibility, Shared Risk: Government, Markets and Social Policy in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199781911
eISBN:
9780190252519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199781911.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explains the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), a health care reform initiative by President Barack Obama that aims to provide insurance coverage to more than 30 million ... More


Advanced Practice Nurses: Skilled Professionals or Cut-Rate “Physician Extenders”?

Sandy Summers and Harry Jacobs Summers

in Saving Lives: Why the Media's Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199337064
eISBN:
9780190221423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337064.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) provide care that includes tasks traditionally done by physicians. APRNs combine the holistic nursing care model with additional practitioner training. ... More


Implementing shared decision making: The role of incentives

Paul J. Barr and Marie-Anne Durand

in Shared Decision Making in Health Care: Achieving evidence-based patient choice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198723448
eISBN:
9780191790096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723448.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In the USA, shared decision making (SDM) has become a high profile health policy goal since its inclusion in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Incentivizing clinician performance ... More


Introduction

Andrew Koppelman

in The Tough Luck Constitution and the Assault on Healthcare Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199970025
eISBN:
9780190260187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199970025.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book examines the constitutional challenge to the so-called individual mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA), which requires almost everyone to purchase health ... More


The Road to the Mandate

Andrew Koppelman

in The Tough Luck Constitution and the Assault on Healthcare Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199970025
eISBN:
9780190260187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199970025.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the history of health care reform in America leading to the so-called individual mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA), which requires almost ... More


Where It Hurts

Andrew Koppelman

in The Tough Luck Constitution and the Assault on Healthcare Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199970025
eISBN:
9780190260187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199970025.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the consequences of the Supreme Court's decision on the constitutionality of the so-called individual mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA), ... More


Retiree Health Benefits: Misfortune or Malpractice?

Sylvester J. Schieber

in The Predictable Surprise: Unraveling the U.S. Retirement System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199890958
eISBN:
9780190261382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199890958.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the regulatory issues surrounding retiree health benefits. Employers have played a role in retiree health care, although that role has dwindled over the last quarter century. ... More


Are Pre-existing Condition Exclusion Clauses Just?: Lessons from Causal and Ethical Considerations Regarding Genetic Testing

Robert T. Pennock

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0033
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the health care reform issue with significant public support: the prohibition on denying coverage for preexisting conditions, especially those identified by genetic testing. The ... More


A duty to learn: attendant training in Victoria, Australia, 1880–19071

Lee-Ann Monk

in Mental health nursing: The working lives of paid carers, 1800s-1900s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096938
eISBN:
9781781708637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096938.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter investigates the introduction and early history of attendant training in Victoria, Australia from the attendant perspective, exploring their reactions and asking whether training offered ... More


Bad News for Mail Robbers

Andrew Koppelman

in The Tough Luck Constitution and the Assault on Healthcare Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199970025
eISBN:
9780190260187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199970025.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines when and how the constitutional challenge to the so-called individual mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA), which requires almost everyone to ... More


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