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Title Hong Kong's health system : reflections, perspectives, and visions / edited by Gabriel M. Leung and John Bacon-Shone.
Imprint Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2006.

Subject Medical care -- China -- Hong Kong.
Medical policy -- China -- Hong Kong.
Delivery of Health Care.
Health Policy.
Hong Kong (China)
Alt Name Leung, Gabriel M.,
Bacon-Shone, John,
Description 1 online resource (xx, 547 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 497-533) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Foreword; Preface; List of Contributors; PART I -- Forces of Change; Part I Commentary -- History, Ethics and Forces of Change; 1 -- A Historical Review: The Colonial Legacy; 2 -- Philosophy, Ethics and Societal Values in Health System Reform; 3 -- Confucian Care-Based Philosophical Foundation of Health Care; 4 -- Implications of the Demographic Transition; 5 -- Changing Patient Expectations; 6 -- Comparative Health System Models in East Asia; 7 -- The Role of Public Health in Social Justice: The Next Steps in Hong Kong; PART II -- The Organisation and Management of Health Care.
Summary This book provides a significant contribution to the discussions about the future of the system. The evidence-driven content draws from the deep expertise and experience of a wide spectrum of contributors, who represent virtually all relevant areas of the health system.
Note English.
ISBN 9789888052325 (electronic bk.)
9888052322 (electronic bk.)
9622098045 (hbk.)
OCLC # 646068733
Link HKU Press digital editions.
Additional Format Print version: Hong Kong's health system. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2006 9789622098046 (OCoLC)70845284

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