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The Profit Motive and Patient Care

The Changing Accountability of Doctors and Hospitals

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PAPERBACK

$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674713383

Publication Date: 01/01/1993

Short

456 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

28 tables

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In this penetrating analysis, Bradford Gray tackles the thorny issues surrounding the question of to whom and for what our physicians and hospitals are accountable. This book provides a careful evaluation of the mechanisms of accountability that have developed along with a growing profit orientation of health care, and it alerts us to keep a sharp eye focused on who is looking out for the interests of the patient.

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