The Resource Grass Roots Medicine : The Story of America's Free Health Clinics, (electronic resource)

Grass Roots Medicine : The Story of America's Free Health Clinics, (electronic resource)

Label
Grass Roots Medicine : The Story of America's Free Health Clinics
Title
Grass Roots Medicine
Title remainder
The Story of America's Free Health Clinics
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Grass Roots Medicine describes the emergence of free health clinics in the late 1960s and early 1970s and examines the important transformations that have occurred since the mid-1980s. The book is based on more than 100 interviews with key individuals in the free health clinic movement and shares their comments with readers
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weiss, Gregory L
Dewey number
362.12
Language note
English
LC call number
RA965.W45 2006
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Clinics
  • Community health services
  • Health facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Persons
  • Ambulatory Care Facilities
  • Health Services
  • North America
  • Americas
  • Patient Care Management
  • Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation
  • Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services
  • Health Facilities
  • Named Groups
  • Geographic Locations
  • Health Care
  • Health Services Administration
  • Geographicals
  • Health Services Accessibility
  • United States
  • Medically Uninsured
  • Community Health Services
  • Community Health Centers
  • Public Health
  • Health & Biological Sciences
  • Hospitals & Medical Centers
Label
Grass Roots Medicine : The Story of America's Free Health Clinics, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; 1 An Introduction to America's Free Health Clinics; Common Traits of Free Health Clinics; Community-Based; Community-Started; Community-Directed; Community-Funded; Community-Supported; Private and Nonprofit; Volunteer-Driven; Services Offered for Free or Token Payment; Emphasis on Compassionate Care and Patient Dignity; Targeted on At-Risk Groups; 2 The Emergence of Free Health Clinics; The Social and Cultural Background; The Early Free Clinics; Types of Free Clinics; Characteristics of the Early Hippie Drug Clinics
  • Characteristics of the Early Neighborhood Clinics (Minority)The Struggles of the Early Free Clinics; Five Early Free Clinics; The Haight-Ashbury Free Clinics (San Francisco, California); The Founding of the Haight-Ashbury Free Clinic; The Development of the Clinic; The Free Clinics Today; The Los Angeles Free Clinic (Los Angeles, California); The Founding of the Clinic; The Development of the Clinic; The Free Clinic Today; The Berkeley Free Clinic (Berkeley, California); The Founding of the Clinic; The Development of the Clinic; The Clinic Today
  • The Free Clinic of Greater Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio)The Founding of the Clinic; The Development of the Clinic; The Clinic Today; The Bradley Free Clinic (Roanoke, Virginia); The Founding of the Clinic; The Development of the Clinic; The Free Clinic Today; 3 The First Transformation in Free Health Clinics: An Increased Focus on the Uninsured and Working Poor; The Early Years; The Shift in Focus to the Uninsured and Working Poor; Background of the Need; The United States Health Care System in Global Perspective; The United States Health Care System
  • Public Insurance Programs: Medicare, Medicaid, and the State Children's Health Insurance ProgramMedicare; Medicaid; The State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP); Key Problems in the United States Health Care System; Huge and Rapidly Increasing Health Care Costs; The Large Number of Uninsured Americans; America's Uninsured Population; Who are the Uninsured?; Who are the Working Poor?; The Definition of Poverty; Low-Wage, No-Insurance Jobs; Forecast for the Number of Uninsured; The Consequences of Not Having Health Insurance; Free Clinic Patients; Background Characteristics; Age
  • GenderIncome; Race and Ethnicity; Occupation; Genuine Need for Services; 4 The Second Transformation in Free Health Clinics: The Shift to the Medical Mainstream; The Early Years; The Shift to the Medical Mainstream; Change in Patient Population; Best Interest of Patients; Increased Stability of Clinics; Greater Contributions to the Health Care System; Community Receptivity to Free Health Clinics; Community-Wide Perception of Problem; Effectiveness of Free Health Clinics in Addressing the Problem; Nonduplication of Services; Efficient Use of Hospital Services
  • 5 The Third Transformation in Free Health Clinics: The Move Toward Collective Organization
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (222 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781461665380
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001142868
  • (EBL)1387270
  • (SSID)ssj0000984480
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12407218
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000984480
  • (PQKBWorkID)11015305
  • (PQKB)10435841
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001142868
Label
Grass Roots Medicine : The Story of America's Free Health Clinics, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; 1 An Introduction to America's Free Health Clinics; Common Traits of Free Health Clinics; Community-Based; Community-Started; Community-Directed; Community-Funded; Community-Supported; Private and Nonprofit; Volunteer-Driven; Services Offered for Free or Token Payment; Emphasis on Compassionate Care and Patient Dignity; Targeted on At-Risk Groups; 2 The Emergence of Free Health Clinics; The Social and Cultural Background; The Early Free Clinics; Types of Free Clinics; Characteristics of the Early Hippie Drug Clinics
  • Characteristics of the Early Neighborhood Clinics (Minority)The Struggles of the Early Free Clinics; Five Early Free Clinics; The Haight-Ashbury Free Clinics (San Francisco, California); The Founding of the Haight-Ashbury Free Clinic; The Development of the Clinic; The Free Clinics Today; The Los Angeles Free Clinic (Los Angeles, California); The Founding of the Clinic; The Development of the Clinic; The Free Clinic Today; The Berkeley Free Clinic (Berkeley, California); The Founding of the Clinic; The Development of the Clinic; The Clinic Today
  • The Free Clinic of Greater Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio)The Founding of the Clinic; The Development of the Clinic; The Clinic Today; The Bradley Free Clinic (Roanoke, Virginia); The Founding of the Clinic; The Development of the Clinic; The Free Clinic Today; 3 The First Transformation in Free Health Clinics: An Increased Focus on the Uninsured and Working Poor; The Early Years; The Shift in Focus to the Uninsured and Working Poor; Background of the Need; The United States Health Care System in Global Perspective; The United States Health Care System
  • Public Insurance Programs: Medicare, Medicaid, and the State Children's Health Insurance ProgramMedicare; Medicaid; The State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP); Key Problems in the United States Health Care System; Huge and Rapidly Increasing Health Care Costs; The Large Number of Uninsured Americans; America's Uninsured Population; Who are the Uninsured?; Who are the Working Poor?; The Definition of Poverty; Low-Wage, No-Insurance Jobs; Forecast for the Number of Uninsured; The Consequences of Not Having Health Insurance; Free Clinic Patients; Background Characteristics; Age
  • GenderIncome; Race and Ethnicity; Occupation; Genuine Need for Services; 4 The Second Transformation in Free Health Clinics: The Shift to the Medical Mainstream; The Early Years; The Shift to the Medical Mainstream; Change in Patient Population; Best Interest of Patients; Increased Stability of Clinics; Greater Contributions to the Health Care System; Community Receptivity to Free Health Clinics; Community-Wide Perception of Problem; Effectiveness of Free Health Clinics in Addressing the Problem; Nonduplication of Services; Efficient Use of Hospital Services
  • 5 The Third Transformation in Free Health Clinics: The Move Toward Collective Organization
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (222 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781461665380
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001142868
  • (EBL)1387270
  • (SSID)ssj0000984480
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12407218
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000984480
  • (PQKBWorkID)11015305
  • (PQKB)10435841
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001142868

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