AIDS in the Twenty-First Century
Challenges for Health Services and Public Health
Published in: Changing the U.S. Health Care System: Key Issues in Health Services Policy and Management, 2nd Ed. / Edited by R.M. Andersen, T.H. Rice, G.R. Kominski (San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Inc., 2001), Ch. 10, p. 224-260
The epidemic of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) presents to the health care system myriad challenges, which have changed over time. Health services providers and researchers must understand the needs of people infected with HIV, as well as accessibility to care, cost of care, and quality of services. In this chapter, the authors cover these issues in health services.