Private Medicine and Public Health: Profit, Politics, and Prejudice in the American Health Care Enterprise, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Private Medicine and Public Health

Profit, Politics, and Prejudice in the American Health Care Enterprise, 1st Edition

By Lawrence D Weiss

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During the twentieth century, the issue of health care burst out of the private confines of the physician's office to become a monumental contentious social issue. Giant multinational corporations scooped up proprietary hospitals and nursing homes and assembled them into vast chains crisscrossing America. The incomes of entrepreneurial fee-for-serv

Table of Contents

* 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 Author

Lawrence D. Weiss is associate professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Alaska at Anchorage.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General