An anthology of twenty-eight essays addressing health workforce policy-making a the power a politics that drive it in the United States. The only volume available that examines workforce policy in the context of all the health professions, including medicine, nursing, dentistry a pharmacy. Essays explore the policy-making roles a responsibilities of the federal government, state governments, educational institutions, the marketplace (especially managed care organizations), a the health professions. The volume includes case studies of innovative policies enacted in Maine a Virginia as well as perspectives on health workforce policy development in Canada a Europe. The conclusion proposes a new framework for determining size, professional composition, a distribution of the U.S. health workforce. Appropriate for use as a text in health policy a public policy courses. Edited by Marian Osterweis, Christopher J. McLaughlin, Henri R. Manasse, Jr., a Cornelius L. Hopper. Selected contributors include Michael Ashley-Miller, Harvey Barkun, Dan Brock, Eli Capilouto, Jerry Cromwell, Richard Davidson, Daniel Fox, David Kindig, Ruth Hanft, Neal Vanselow, Jonathan Weiner, Carol Weissert a Karl Yordy. Available from the Association of Academic Health Centers, 1400 Sixteenth Street, NW, Suite 720, Washington, DC 20036. Phone: (202) 265-9600.The volume includes case studies of innovative policies enacted in Maine aamp; Virginia as well as perspectives on health workforce policy development in Canada aamp; Europe.
|Title||:||United States health workforce|
|Publisher||:||Assn of Academic - 1996-03|