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Author Davidson, Stephen M

Title Still broken : understanding the U.S. health care system / Stephen M. Davidson

Publ Info Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Business Books, [2010]
 Bryant Main Stacks  RA395.A3 D385 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  RA395.A3 D385 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  RA395 A3 D385 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p.[253]-280) and index
Contents The promise and disappointment of U.S. medical care -- How much we spend -- What we get for what we spend -- Trouble in the delivery subsystem -- Why the problems need to be solved and the goals of reform -- What caused these problems, and how can we attack them? -- Competition and the market or the public sector? -- Elements of a solution for increasing access to health care, improving quality of care, and containing health care expenditures -- A short history of health care reform efforts -- The politics of reform : elements of a strategy to break the logjam -- Strategy and compromise
LC subject Health care reform -- United States
Medical policy -- United States
Mesh Subject Health Care Reform -- United States
Health Expenditures -- United States
Health Services Accessibility -- economics -- United States
Health Services Needs and Demand -- economics -- United States
Quality Assurance, Health Care -- economics -- United States
ISBN 9780804761963 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804761965 (cloth : alk. paper)