While passage of a health care bill remains uncertain, the structure of health care in the United States is nonetheless changing rapidly.
In some cases, physicians and hospitals are working more closely with one another to provide high-quality care at lower costs.
Patients, physicians, hospitals, and insurers (including the Federal government) can all benefit from such an arrangement.
We review here the experience with a program of bundled-fee (physician and hospital) cardiovascular care for Medicare patients at the Texas Heart Institute at St.
Lukes Episcopal Hospital in Houston, Texas.
Mots-clés Pascal : Système santé, Homme, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Protection sociale, Qualité service, Vaisseau sanguin pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health system, Human, Cardiovascular disease, Welfare aids, Service quality, Vascular disease
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0260349
Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 01/03/1996.