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Hospitals, Doctors, and the Public Interest

Edited by John H. Knowles

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674593244

Publication Date: 01/01/1965

337 pages

5 illustrations, 17 tables


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  • Preface
  • The Teaching Hospital: Historical Perspective and a Contemporary View [John H. Knowles, M.D.]
  • The Balanced Biology of the Teaching Hospital [John H. Knowles, M.D.]
  • The Nature of a Teaching Hospital and Its Relationship to Changes in the Community [Ellsworth T. Neumann, M.D.]
  • Studies In the Evaluation of Hospital Function: Some Examples of the Contribution Of the Behavioral Sciences to Medicine [George G. Reader, M.D.]
  • The Hospital As a Social Instrument: Recent Experiences at Montefiore Hospital [Martin Cherkasky, M.D.]
  • The Problems of Maintaining Quality in Hospitals [Ray E. Trussell, M.D.]
  • Government and Hospitals [Jack Masur, M.D.]
  • Medical Care Research: Counterbalance to Opinion and Habit [Osler L. Peterson, M.D.]
  • The Voice of the Consumer: Cost, Quality, and Organization of Medical Services [Jerome Pollack, M.D.]
  • Private Health Insurance: Progress and Problems [Herman M. Somers]
  • The Social Security System and Medical Care [Charles I. Schottland]
  • Medical Education in the Hospital [Edward D. Churchill, M.D.]
  • The Hospital and the Continuing Education of the Physician [Russell A. Nelson, M.D.]
  • Medical Education and Medical Care: An Examination of Traditional Concepts and Suggestions for Change [Thomas McKeown, M.D.]
  • The Health Needs of Communities [Erich Lindemann, M.D.]
  • At the Turn of the Next Century [David D. Rutstein, M.D.]
  • Notes
  • Index

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