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Private Medicine and Public Health
Profit, Politics, and Prejudice in the American Health Care Enterprise





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ISBN 9780813333519
Published February 28, 1997 by Routledge
244 Pages

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Book Description

This book surveys the broad expanse of health and health care institutions in America from a critical, macro, political-economic, and social problems-oriented perspective. It presents a political-economic analysis that is a deeper analysis of the political influences exercised by industry.

Table of Contents

Preface -- The Big Picture -- Access to Health Care -- Physicians -- Nurses -- Hospitals -- Managed Care -- Alternative Health Care Industry -- The Drug Industry -- Medical Services -- Federal Government -- Medicaid and the States -- Conclusion -- About the Book and Author

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