Pharmacy and the US Health Care System
Edited by Smith, Michael Ira; Wertheimer, Albert I. and Fincham, Jack E.
Michael Ira Smith, President, MIS Pharmaceutical Consultants; Albert I. Wertheimer, Professor of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Temple University School of Pharmacy; Jack E. Fincham, Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, University of Missouri
Pharmacy and the US Health Care System equips pharmacists for independent practice in today's unpredictable health care environment. This fourth edition offers a complete source of current information about the features of the US health care system including the personnel and institutions, as well as concise reports on trends, regulations, policy and finances.
Written and edited by a well-respected team of experts, this new edition has been fully revised and updated and now features new chapters including:
- patient safety and pharmacovigilance
- professionalism and ethics.
The inclusion of case studies, sample test questions and learning objectives makes this an invaluable tool for students. Whether it is a course offering an introduction to the health care environment, or about managing and finance in the US health care delivery system, this is an essential textbook. It is also a helpful reference for practicing pharmacists and pharmacy organizations and societies.
Pharmacy and the US Health Care System is also available as an eBook.
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- ISBN 978 0 85711 022 0
- Published Apr 2013
234 x 156mm (480pp)