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SpringerBriefs in Health Care Management and Economics

Creating a Value Proposition for Geriatric Care

The Transformation of American Healthcare

Authors: Powers, James S.

  • Challenges the next generation of geriatric care
  • Provides strategies required to build programs, surmount barriers, and proposes future directions in geriatric care
  • Includes a historical perspective on the development of geriatrics in the United States
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About this book

This book creates a value proposition in geriatric care - a promise of value to be delivered to improve care and to provide specific benefits to healthcare systems.  It describes strategies and understanding of the incentives, barriers encountered in promoting changes in the healthcare systems, and discusses numerous examples and outcomes.  Drawn from many fields such as medicine and science, sociology, politics, business and economics, the book helps guide the introduction of geriatric principles into mainstream medical care with the goal of improving the care and quality of life of older persons in all healthcare systems.

About the authors

Dr. Powers is Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Associate Clinical Director at the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center (TVHS GRECC), Nashville TN.  He is Geriatrics Fellowship Program Director.  The views expressed are based on his experience of over three decades developing and sustaining geriatric healthcare models and educational programs throughout the Mid-South.  He focuses on quality improvement and evaluating educational and clinical outcomes, maintains a large practice and teaches geriatrics to healthcare professionals of all disciplines.

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eBook $39.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-62271-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $54.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-62270-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Creating a Value Proposition for Geriatric Care
Book Subtitle
The Transformation of American Healthcare
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Health Care Management and Economics
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-62271-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-62271-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-62270-5
Series ISSN
2193-1704
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 54
Number of Illustrations and Tables
3 b/w illustrations
Topics