Medical Sociology Continued - 210 Class 3 Topics in Medical Sociology Continued XIV Organization of health care providers A Education and training of

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210 Class 3 Topics in Medical Sociology Continued
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XIV. Organization of health care providers A. Education and training of physicians, nurses, physician assistants 1. Medical students are overworked and underpaid
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B. Professional relationships among health care providers C. Factors that interfere with their working together
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XV. Sociology of the hospital A. Very complex social organization 1. Medical hierarchy 2. Business hierarchy B. Different types of hospitals with different rules 1. Public vs. private 2. For-profit vs. non-profit
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C. Increasing costs - a crisis in hospital financing 1. Issue of duplicate hospital resources D. Managed care evolved primarily to reduce hospital costs
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XVI.Social change and health care A. Medicine is still a male dominated occupational field B. But over 50% of medical school students are women C. Pay of medical specialties reflects society's values
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XVII.International comparisons of medical care A. What can we learn from other countries' successes
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  • Fall '09
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  • Sociology, national health insurance

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