Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness

Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness

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A comprehensive presentation of the major topics in medical sociology. The Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness, 8/e by Gregory L. Weiss and Lynne E. Lonnquist provides an in-depth overview of the field of medical sociology. The authors provide solid coverage of traditional topics while providing significant coverage of current issues related to health, healing, and illness. Readers will emerge with an understanding of the health care system in the United States as well as the changes that are taking place with the implementation of The Affordable Care Act.In addition, the parent company of a chain of dental clinics agreed to a $24 million settlement after insiders reported they were ... A Miami physician cheated Medicare out of $40 million in which home care patients were dishonestly described as being blind and diabetic in order to bill ... A hospital executive in California was arrested for heading a scheme to recruit homeless people as phony patients andanbsp;...

Title:Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness
Author:Gregroy L. Weiss, Lynne E. Lonnquist
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-08-13


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