Health Networks: Can They Be the Solution?
by Thomas P. Weil, Ph.D., M.P.H. ’58
The University of Michigan Press (Ann Arbor, Mich.), 2001
This book evaluates whether recently formed health networks can generate enough fiscal savings to provide greater access to and quality of health care despite the current trend of cutbacks in reimbursement from Medicare and managed-care plans. It concludes with a very timely and much needed discussion of how U.S. health networks might divest certain programs, services and facilities in the case of an almost inevitable economic turndown.
Quantitative Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs
edited by Edward H. Kaplan, Ph.D., the William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management Sciences and professor of public health, and Ron Brookmeyer
Yale University Press (New Haven), 2002
How successful are HIV prevention programs? Which HIV prevention programs are most cost effective? Which programs are worth expanding and which should be abandoned altogether? This book addresses the quantitative evaluation of HIV prevention programs, assessing for the first time several different quantitative methods of evaluation.
How to Have Magnificent Sex: The 7 Dimensions of a Vital Sexual Connection
by Lana L. Holstein, M.D. ’75
Crown Publishers (New York), 2001
Holstein has been helping men and women find their vital sexual connection for 25 years. By experimenting with all dimensions—understanding the body, exploring the senses, recharging desire, opening the heart, boosting intimacy, baring the soul and embracing the spirit—Holstein says couples can achieve a more perfect union.
Adolescent Medicine: Adolescent Cardiology
edited by Christine A. Walsh, M.D. ’73, and Robin W. Doroshow, M.D.
Hanley & Belfus, Inc. (Philadelphia), 2001
The purpose of this volume from the Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews series is to discuss practical and important topics concerning heart disease—both suspected and confirmed—in the adolescent.
Skeletal Injury in the Child, 3rd Edition
by John A. Ogden, M.D. ’68
Springer-Verlag (New York), 2000
For clinicians and residents, this comprehensive text includes new chapters covering the subjects of polytrauma, growth plate disorders and their treatment, the pediatric athlete and an overview of non-operative and operative approaches to children’s fracture care.
The Stranger in the Mirror: Dissociation—The Hidden Epidemic
by Marlene Steinberg, M.D., former research affiliate in psychiatry, and Maxine Schnall
Cliff Street Books (New York), 2000
Based on Steinberg’s 18 years of research, this book debunks the myths associated with dissociative disorder, presents her own revolutionary test which allows readers to assess the severity of their own problems and introduces the innovative therapy known as the “Four C’s” to cure dissociation.
The Yale Management Guide for Physicians
by Stephen Rimar, M.D., HS ’87, M.B.A.
John Wiley & Sons (New York), 2001
From health care policy and health economics to health care marketing and negotiating, this comprehensive guide addresses all of the major issues affecting the delivery of health care services in the 21st century. This manual helps doctors acquire skills they need to expand their practices; to develop, articulate, and advocate ideas; discuss and manage the decision-making process and assume a leadership role in the health care industry.
Alternative Medicine and Multiple Sclerosis
by Allen C. Bowling, M.D. ’88, Ph.D.
Demos Medical Publishing (New York), 2001
In a handy, practical format, this book offers reliable information on the relevance, safety and effectiveness of various complementary and alternative therapies that are not typically considered in discussions of ms management but are in widespread use.
Parenthood Lost: Healing the Pain after Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Death
written and edited by Michael R. Berman, MD, HS ’76, clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology
Bergin & Garvey (Westport, Conn.), 2001
Berman is the creator of Hygeia (www.hygeia.org), an online community for bereaved parents who have lost a pregnancy or newborn child. Here he shares insights from his experiences helping parents deal with their grief and unravels the confusing genetic and medical causes of miscarriage, stillbirth and infant death. Through original poetry, firsthand stories told by parents and articles describing genetic and medical disorders, this book offers clarification and hope for parents who have suffered this tragedy.