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Advocacy for Better Health Care: Linking Evidence-Based Medicine and Ethics with Case and Policy Advocacy Bruce S. Jansson

Advocacy for Better Health Care: Linking Evidence-Based Medicine and Ethics with Case and Policy Advocacy

Bruce S. Jansson

Published January 25th 2011
ISBN : 9780470505298
Paperback
400 pages
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Praise forImproving Healthcare Through AdvocacyA Guide for the Health and Helping ProfessionsBruce Janssons thoughtful and innovative book will appeal to students in social work, nursing, and public health as well as those working in the healthMorePraise forImproving Healthcare Through AdvocacyA Guide for the Health and Helping ProfessionsBruce Janssons thoughtful and innovative book will appeal to students in social work, nursing, and public health as well as those working in the health field of practice. The case examples are extraordinary, and Jansson provides the ideas, context, and theoretical base for readers to acquire the skills of advocacy in healthcare. This is by far the best advocacy book I have seen.--Gary Rosenberg,PhD Director, Division of Social Work and Behavioral ScienceMount Sinai School of MedicineImproving Healthcare Through Advocacy is a terrific description of opportunities for advocacy intervention and provides the skill sets necessary for effective advocacy. A needed book.--Laura Weil, LCSWDirector, Health Advocacy ProgramSarah Lawrence CollegeImproving Healthcare Through Advocacy is an invaluable resource for practitioners working in the healthcare field as well as for students. It very thoroughly covers healthcare advocacy issues, contains real-world case examples, and provides a clear, step-by-step framework for practicing advocacy.--Kimberly Campbell, ACSW, LCSWLecturer, Department of Social WorkBall State UniversityAn important resource for all who strive for the best in healthcare treatment for their patients, themselves, and the nationBestselling author and award-winning researcher Bruce S. Jansson uses an intervention framework to illustrate how everyone in the healthcare system can advocate effectively, not just for better healthcare delivery to individual clients but for the necessary policy change that will deliver long- term solutions to our nations healthcare crisis as well.Improving Healthcare Through Advocacy provides professionals with:Tools to move from traditional services to case advocacy and policy advocacy tasksOver 100 case studies from the perspective of patients, healthcare providers, and others who relate the experiences they have encountered in the healthcare system and share the wisdom they have learnedPractical tips on how to provide effective advocacy and bring about positive and long-term change in this complex environment