Health Care Advocacy A Guide for Busy Clinicians /

It is critical for today's clinicians to understand the process of health policy advocacy. Outside influences, from the advent of managed care in the 1980s to recent health care reforms, have an enormous impact on the care clinicians are able to provide their patients.  Clinical training often...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Sessums, Laura. (Editor,, Dennis, Lyle. (Editor,, Liebow, Mark. (Editor,, Moran, William. (Editor,, Rich, Eugene. (Editor,
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 2011.
Edition:1st ed. 2011.
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Table of Contents:
  • Clinicians and health care advocacy: The reasons why
  • How does federal health policy work?
  • Tools and resources to build advocacy skills
  • Opportunities for advocacy in the legislative branch
  • The rules of the game
  • Advocacy in the executive branch of government
  • Establishing a health policy strategy at the association level
  • Building partnerships and coalition advocacy
  • State-level advocacy
  • Local advocacy for the health care professional
  • Clinicians and health care advocacy: what comes next.