By Shi, LeiyuBy Singh, Douglas A.
At last comes the Eighth Edition of the classic text, The Nation's Health, extensively revised by the new best selling author/editor team of Leiyu Shi and Douglas Singh.This timely revision includes an overarching framework to portray the determinants of the nationa (TM)s health ...and to organize the major components of the book. Each section begins with a summary highlighting the major issues and challenges as well as an outline of the articles that follow. The Eighth Edition features both classic readings as well as new readings published within the last five years. New articles on healthcare delivery and interventions address health determinants and improving population health from other countries in the world. Ideal for use at the graduate and undergraduate level, the book can be used either as a stand-alone textbook or a secondary reader to a healthcare related course.Read more
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Dr. Leiyu Shi is Professor of health policy and management from JohnsHopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Department of HealthPolicy and Management. He is also Director of Johns Hopkins Primary Care PolicyCenter. He serves as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal for Equity in Health. He received his doctoral education from University of CaliforniaBerkeley majoring in health policy and services research. He also has a mastersin business administration focusing on finance. Dr. Shi's research and practice focus onprimary care, hospitals, health care systems, community health centers, health disparities, and vulnerablepopulations. He has conducted extensive studies about the association betweenprimary care and health outcomes, particularly on the role of primary care inmediating the adverse impact of income inequality on health outcomes. Dr. Shiis also one of the developers of the Johns Hopkins Primary CareAssessment Tools that have been widely used internationally to measure primaryhealth care performance at the individual, practice, and system levels. Dr. Shi has consulted extensively for hospitals, health care systems, and international agencies. He is a well-known expert on innovative practices and systems change. Dr.Shi is the author of twelve textbooks and over 250 scientific journalarticles. He is named by Thomson Reuters in 2014 as among the top cited (and therefore most influential) scientists in the world in the area of SocialScience general. Associate Professor of Management, School of Business and Economics, Indiana University at South Bend
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