In this Book

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This book provides a significant contribution to the discussions about the future of the system.The evidence-driven content draws from the deep expertise and experience of a wide spectrum of contributors, who represent virtually all relevant areas of the health system.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vii
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xi-xiii
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  1. List of Contributors
  2. pp. xv-xx
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  1. PART I - Forces of Change
  2. p. 1
  1. Part I Commentary - History, Ethics and Forces of Change
  2. pp. 3-16
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  1. 1 - A Historical Review: The Colonial Legacy
  2. pp. 17-26
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  1. 2 - Philosophy, Ethics and Societal Values in Health System Reform
  2. pp. 27-40
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  1. 3 - Confucian Care-Based Philosophical Foundation of Health Care
  2. pp. 41-60
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  1. 4 - Implications of the Demographic Transition
  2. pp. 61-80
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  1. 5 - Changing Patient Expectations
  2. pp. 81-94
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  1. 6 - Comparative Health System Models in East Asia
  2. pp. 95-108
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  1. 7 - The Role of Public Health in Social Justice: The Next Steps in Hong Kong
  2. pp. 109-134
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  1. PART II - The Organisation and Management of Health Care
  2. p. 135
  1. Parts II & III Commentary - Organisational, Management and Quality of Care Issues
  2. pp. 137-186
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  1. 8 - Operations Management in the Public Sector
  2. pp. 187-198
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  1. 9 - The Private-Public Interface
  2. pp. 199-208
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  1. 10 - The Emergence of Managed Care
  2. pp. 209-222
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  1. 11 - Long-Term Care and Hospital Care for the Elderly
  2. pp. 223-252
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  1. PART III - Quality of Care
  2. p. 253
  1. 12 - Quality of Care and Patient Redress: A Professional Perspective
  2. pp. 255-270
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  1. 13 - Quality of Care and Patient Redress: A Patient Perspective
  2. pp. 271-290
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  1. 14 - Nurses as Agents of Quality Improvement
  2. pp. 291-302
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  1. 15 - Quality Indicators and Health Targets
  2. pp. 303-326
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  1. 16 - Clinical Governance and Quality Management
  2. pp. 327-336
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  1. PART IV - The Financing of Health Care
  2. p. 337
  1. Part IV Commentary - Health Financing Reform
  2. pp. 339-396
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  1. 17 - Health Financing Trends in Greater China
  2. pp. 397-418
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  1. 18 - The Origins of Hong Kong’s Domestic Health Accounts
  2. pp. 419-434
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  1. 19 - Health Financing in Hong Kong: The Current Status
  2. pp. 435-446
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  1. 20 - A Systematic Approach to Reforming Hong Kong’s Health Financing: The Harvard Proposal
  2. pp. 447-460
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  1. 21 - Health Financing and Resources: New Government Proposals
  2. pp. 461-468
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  1. 22 - The Challenges of Reforming Hong Kong’s Health System
  2. pp. 469-484
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  1. Epilogue
  2. pp. 485-486
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 487-496
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  1. References
  2. pp. 497-534
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 535-547
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789888052325
Related ISBN
9789622098046
MARC Record
OCLC
646068733
Pages
568
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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