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Equipment management

Stephen Squire

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses equipment management in the healthcare setting, which has a major impact on patient safety. Equipment management involves the selection, procurement, installation, training for ... More


Fraud in Fee-for-Service and Managed Care: Different Sides of the Same Coin

Terry L. Leap

in Phantom Billing, Fake Prescriptions, and the High Cost of Medicine: Health Care Fraud and What to Do about It

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449796
eISBN:
9780801460807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449796.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines fraud in fee-for-service systems and managed care plans. A common health care fraud that is linked directly to fee-for-service is the submission of fraudulent claims to the ... More


Fraud in the Pharmaceutical, Medical Equipment, and Supply Industries: Profits at Any Cost, Part Two

Terry L. Leap

in Phantom Billing, Fake Prescriptions, and the High Cost of Medicine: Health Care Fraud and What to Do about It

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449796
eISBN:
9780801460807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449796.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines frauds instigated by pharmaceutical companies as well as the medical supply and equipment industry. It first considers how large-scale frauds occur in the pricing, marketing, ... More


Anna of Saxony and Her Medical “Handiwork”

Alisha Rankin

in Panaceia's Daughters: Noblewomen as Healers in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226925387
eISBN:
9780226925394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925394.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the medical practice of Anna of Saxony, focusing on the domestic and experimental traditions at the German courts. Her practice was a learning process, for she was considered as ... More


Medical–Industrial Complex: Trends in Corporatization of Health Services

Rama V. Baru

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/9780199482160.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter analyses the role and social characteristics of market forces in the health service system in India. It argues that while there are studies that have individually focused on financing, ... More


Neither Public nor Private: Telethons in the US Health and Welfare System

Paul K. Longmore

Catherine Kudlick (ed.)

in Telethons: Spectacle, Disability, and the Business of Charity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262075
eISBN:
9780190262105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262075.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

The professionals who produced telethons depicted their agencies as operating within an independent nonprofit sector. But in fact, the charities were part of the hybrid, private-public US system of ... More


Asian Trade and Supply Chain Linkages

Dan Ciuriak and Philip Calvert

in Covid-19 in Asia: Law and Policy Contexts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197553831
eISBN:
9780197553862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197553831.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter begins with an overview of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on economies of Asia generally, before turning to its impact on supply chains specifically, using the medical equipment ... More


No time to waste: a family’s journey from diagnosis to bereavement

Marika Warren, Michelle Warren, and Douglas Warren

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From Diagnosis to Bereavement, 3rd Edn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199686025
eISBN:
9780191765940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686025.003.0020
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

One family’s experience with ALS shows that being prepared for the different stages allowed them to not only provide care in the home but to set and meet important personal goals. Challenges included ... More


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