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The Health Care Mess

How We Got Into It and What It Will Take To Get Out

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674024151

Publication Date: 04/30/2007

Academic Trade

320 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

3 line illustrations, 4 halftones

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  • Foreword by Jimmy Carter
  • Introduction
  • Part I. The Early Years (1900–1965)
    • 1. The Educational and Scientific Revolution: Higher Standards and Changing Priorities
    • 2. The Consumer Revolution: Increasing Access to Medical Care
  • Part II. In the Wake of Medicare and Medicaid (1965–1985)
    • 3. Emerging Tensions between Regulation and Market Forces: Dealing with Growth
    • 4. Education for the Health Professions: The Impact of Growth
  • Part III. Moving to the Present (1985–2005)
    • 5. The Entrepreneurial Revolution: A Changing Face for Medicine
    • 6. Beyond the Dollars: Progress in Health and the Role of Public Health
  • Part IV. Anticipating the Next Revolution (2005 and Beyond)
    • 7. Medical Challenges and Opportunities
    • 8. Increasing Equity: Achieving Universal Health Insurance
  • Notes
  • Index

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