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