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  1. Managed care in the northern California kaiser permanente health care system.

    Article - En anglais

    Kaiser Permanente in Northern California is a group model health maintenance organization (HMO) that contracts with The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. (TPMG) to provide care for health plan members.

    TPMG is the largest (for-profit) private group practice in the world, with 3600 physicians in Northern California, including 62 urologists, providing care to 2.5 million health plan members.

    Recent changes in health care financing and delivery mandate an HMO-physician relationship which addresses issues of cost, quality of care, and the needs of physicians.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Californie, Soin santé primaire, Appareil urinaire pathologie, Homme, Organisation hospitalière, Organisation fonctionnelle, Secteur privé, Gestion personnel, Coût exploitation, Assurance qualité, Fondation kaiser

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : United States, North America, America, California, Primary health care, Urinary system disease, Human, Hospital organization, Functional organization, Private sector, Staff management, Operating cost, Quality assurance

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0319101

    Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 27/11/1998.