Jonas and Kovner's Health Care Delivery in the United States


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Author: James R. Knickman,Brian Elbel
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James R. Knickman, PhD is the Robert Derzon Chair in Public and Health Affairs at New York University with joint appointments at the NYU Wagner School of Public Service and at NYU Langone Medical School's Department of Population Health. He has spent four decades splitting his time between academe and the philanthropic sector. His work focuses on health policy and he has played many roles both as a researcher and a leader in philanthropy to advance the use of public policy to improve the American health care system. He was a Vice President at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and President of the New York State Health Foundation. He has a PhD in Public Policy Analysis from the University of Pennsylvania and did his undergraduate work at Fordham University. He serves on the Board of Directors at three non-profit organizations, including chairing the National Council on Aging. Brian Elbel, PhD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Population Health and Health Policy at the NYU School of Medicine, where he heads the Section on Health Choice, Policy and Evaluation within the Department of Population Health, and at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. He is the Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives in the Office of Science and Research of NYU Langone Health and the Director of the NYU Langone Comprehensive Program on Obesity.
List of Features List of Podcasts Foreword by Anthony R. Kovner, PhD Acknowledgments Organization of This Book Contributors Section I: Health Policy 1. The Challenge of Health Care Delivery and Health Policy Brian Elbel, James R. Knickman 2. Organization of Care Amy Yarbrough Landry, Cathleen O. Erwin 3. Policy and the Politics of Health Care: Policy Choices in a Divided Political Environment Rogan Kersh, James Morone Section II: Keeping Americans Healthy 4. Population Health Sheri Johnson, Marjory Givens, Marc Gourevitch 5. Public Health Systems and Their Role in Society Laura C. Leviton, Ucheoma C. Nwaozuru, Scott D. Rhodes 6. Health and Behavior Azizi Seixas, Leo Landron, Brian Elbel 7. COVID, Pandemic Preparedness, and What it Reflects About Our System of Health and Health Care Eric Gebbie, Kristine Qureshi 8. Caring for Older Adults: Financial, Community, and Health System Challenges Ramsey Alwin, Kathleen Cameron, James R. Knickman 9. Addressing Vulnerability Through the Pursuit of Health Equity Lourdes J. Rodriguez, Jewel Mullen Section III: Medical Care: Treating Americans' Medical Problems 10. Healthcare Financing, Costs, and Value James R. Knickman, John Marchica, David C. Radley 11. Quality of Care: What Is It and How Do We Achieve It Carolyn M. Clancy, Irene Fraser, Kristi Groves, Pamela L. Owens 12. Health Care Management Zachary Pruitt 13. Technology, Health and Health Care: Data, Devices and Other Technology that Transform Care Austin P. Walsh, Sean Hamill, Ian Morrison Section IV: Future of U.S. Health Care 14. Future of Health and the Health Care System James R. Knickman, Brian Elbel Appendix: U.S. Government Public Health Agencies Glossary Index

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