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Health Services Administration

Policy Cases and the Case Method

Edited by Roy Penchansky

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ISBN 9780674366978

Publication Date: 01/01/1968

460 pages

illustrated

World

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Primarily intended for use in developing the analytical and administrative skills of students in the field, this collection of case studies in health services administration includes histories of many diverse and significant developments, from the Saskatchewan physicians’ strike to the Chilean National Health Service. In addition, the book contains extensive reference information on multiphasic screening group practice, welfare drug programs, nursing education, and unionization of hospital employees. Several articles on the case method of teaching will be useful to educators.

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