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Reengineering Medical Education

David A. Davis

in Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

In the United States, health care reform calls for a realignment of physician roles to include (a) teamwork and interdisciplinary collaborative care, (b) continuing education and lifelong learning, ... 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


How Will Health Care Professionals and Patients Work Together in 2020?: A Manifesto for Change

Ralph Hertwig, Heather Buchan, David A. Davis, Wolfgang Gaissmaier, Martin Härter, Kai Kolpatzik, France Légaré, Norbert Schmacke, and Holger Wormer

in Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This report calls for a change in health care, while acknowledging that health care systems are highly complex systems for which there is no simple solution. The starting premise is that one needs to ... More


Precincts of Care in CAM Research

Colleen Derkatch

in Bounding Biomedicine: Evidence and Rhetoric in the New Science of Alternative Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226345840
eISBN:
9780226345987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226345987.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Central to the question of methodology in research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the practitioner-patient relationship, the most unambiguously rhetorical element of clinical ... More


Spiritual Care: Practical Tools

Christina M. Puchalski

in A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter describes some practical tools applicable to providing spiritual care in the palliative care setting, discussing the initiative launched by the Association of American Medical Colleges ... 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


Assessing Quality: Today’s Data and a Research Agenda

Christine G. Williams

in The Trust Crisis in Healthcare: Causes, Consequences, and Cures

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195176360
eISBN:
9780199865598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176360.003.06
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter looks at the proximate causes of declining trust involving people's experiences with the healthcare system. Trust busters include their perceptions of the system, inadequate ... More


The Trust Crisis in Healthcare: Causes, Consequences, and Cures

David A. Shore (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195176360
eISBN:
9780199865598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176360.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The lack of trust in the U.S. healthcare system brings ominous results, from decreasing health outcomes to increasing costs, from organizational inefficiencies to a pattern of litigation. The trust ... More


Advanced and End-of-Life Care: Some Cautionary Suggestions

F. M. Kamm

in Almost Over: Aging, Dying, Dead

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190097158
eISBN:
9780190097189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097158.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 4 considers proposals for advanced and end-of-life care and for helping the general public make decisions about such care. Possible conflicts are identified between the aim of respecting ... More


The Whites: Expressing Unimaginable Indignities

David Wendell Moller

in Dying at the Margins: Reflections on Justice and Healing for Inner-City Poor

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199760145
eISBN:
9780190918118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199760145.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The story of Annie declares the dignity and grace of the human spirit in the midst of extensive suffering. It shows how social support heals throughout the illness experience. Her narrative is an ... More


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