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  1. Opportunities and impediments for a consolidating and expanding profession : Genetic counseling in the united states.

    Article - En anglais

    Genetic counseling in the United States is consolidating and expanding its professional identity at a point in time when major biotechnological advances are rapidly being incorporated into clinical genetic practice and major shifts in the American health care system are being carried out under a mandate of cost-containment.

    External factors-biomedical advances, political and economic contexts, managed care organizations, health economics criteria and exclusionary strategies of related health care occupations-combined with internal factors-training and certification requirements, specialization, leadership talent and ability to adapt to changing conditions-will strongly influence the structure and scope of genetic counseling services in the coming years.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Conseil génétique, Biotechnologie, Pratique professionnelle, Qualification professionnelle, Formation professionnelle, Contrôle coût, Analyse coût efficacité, Soin intégré, Evaluation, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Article synthèse

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Genetic counseling, Biotechnology, Professional practice, Professional qualification, Occupational training, Cost control, Cost efficiency analysis, Managed care, Evaluation, Human, United States, North America, America, Review

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0506089

    Code Inist : 002B23A. Création : 13/02/1998.