Amara R, Bodenhorn K, Cain M, Carlson R, Chambers J, Cypress D, Dempsey H, Falcon R, Garces R, Garrett, J, Gasper D, Haynes Sanstad K, Holt M, Kirsch S, Kuehn N, Kuiper H, Kyrouz E, Mittman R, Morrison E, Morrison I, Nilsen G, Pascali M, Robertson A, Runde D, Sarasohn-Kahn J, Schmid G, Wilson C, Yu K, and Institute for the Future. 2003. Health and health care 2010: The forecast, the challenge. [2nd ed.]. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 400 pp.
Annotation: This book singles out the trends most likely to influence the course of Americans' health and the state of the American health care delivery system between now and 2010. Chapter 1 presents an overview of a 10-year forecast in health and health care including three different scenarios describing emerging visions of health care in this country. An additional 11 chapters have the following headings: health and the health care forecast, demographic trends and the burden of disease, health care's demand side, health insurance, health care providers, health care workforce, medical technologies, information technologies, health care consumers, public health services, health behaviors, and expanded perspective on health. Statistics are provided in numerous charts and graphs throughout the publication. It contains a glossary and index, and concludes with a flow-chart illustrating the three scenarios presented in the first chapter.
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Keywords: Access to health care, Cultural diversity, Demography, Health behaviors, Health care utilization, Health insurance, Health services delivery, Health statistics, Medical technology, Population dynamics, Population growth, Provider participation, Public health services, Socioeconomic factors, Trends