|Jürg Baumberger Beratungen|
THE BOOK: MANAGED CARE - THAT'S HOW IT WORKS
INTEGRATED HEALTH CARE IN EUROPE: EXPECTATIONS AND MARKET REALISM (IN GERMAN)
|There is no doubt that our health care system is in bad need of reforms.
Insecurity on all sides is strong and fears reach from the two-class-medicine
to the loss of unrestricted work conditions for physicians. Since the introduction
and application of managed care elements in European health care systems
alternative forms of organization have become practicable and will substantially
influence the development of our health care - not only with regard to physicians
but also to patients.
The book is about:
This book is dedicated to the practical ones among the professionals.
It offers orientation and tries to clear up the thicket of information.
As a profound authority on conditions and circumstances in Switzerland
and in Germany and as founder of the first European HMO the author is
a recognized expert in managed care. In a practice-oriented way he illustrates
chances and risks of managed care and shows how to take advantage of the
opportunities arising from the change.
290 pages., 56 figures., paperback, ISBN 3 13 128391 2