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Epidemic of care : a call for safer, better, and more accountable health care

Halvorson, George C. ;Isham, George J.

San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass c2003

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Stack Level 6  (RA395 A3 H3448 2003 )()

  • Title:
    Epidemic of care : a call for safer, better, and more accountable health care
  • Author/Creator: Halvorson, George C.
  • Isham, George J.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass
  • Creation Date: c2003
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: xxx, 271 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-259) and index.
  • Subjects: Health care reform -- United States
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-259) and index.
  • Contents: Miracles cost money
    Unsafe at any cost
    Who really pays for all of that care?
    If it works or might work, you owe it to me : how Americans' entitlement to care drives up costs
    Care monopolies
    Does the United States pay fair prices by world standards?
    How the Internet is changing health care : I learned about my prosthesis on the web
    The coming crunch in health care workers
    Medical necessity calls, fee cuts, and PR errors
    not a good start
    So why don't we just go to a single-payer system and save bucks like the Brits?
    Where do we go from here? : a call for a national health strategy
    Patients deserve safe care
    401(k) equivalent choices in health care
    Most health care costs are the result of bad health
    Caregiver monopolies should not be our care model of choice
    Cut the number of uninsured in half
    Training tomorrow's caregivers and reengineering care delivery
    A call to action.
  • OCLC Number: 51647414
  • Identifier: ISBN0787968889;LCCN2003002583