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The public-private health care state : essays on the history of American health care policy / Rosemary Stevens.

  • Stevens, Rosemary, 1935-
[2007], ©2007
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New Brunswick ; London : Transaction Publishers, [2007], ©2007.

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xviii, 362 pages ; 24 cm

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


Sweet charity: state aid to hospitals in Pennsylvania, 1870-1910 -- "A poor sort of memory": voluntary hospitals and government before the depression -- Can the government govern? The establishment of veterns hospitals -- Letter from America, 1961 -- Anatomy of a dilemma: creating and implementing Medicaid, 1965-1970, with Robert Stevens -- Governments and medical care: comparing the U.S. and Great Britain in 1977 -- The federal role in health care research: thoughts for discussion and development (1968) -- The federal role in relation to HMOs: laissez faire versus regulation (1970), with David A. Pearson and Beverlee A. Myers -- Regionalization and health manpower (1977) -- Health care in a context of civil rights (1981) -- Health care "equity": slippery concept, elusive goals (1986) -- Trends in medical specializtion in the United States (1970) -- The future of the medical profession (1986) -- Professional competence and specialty board certification (1999) -- Public roles for the medical profession in the United States: beyond theories of decline and fall (2001) -- The American hospital as a social institution: past is prologue (1986) -- Hospitals at the end of the twentieth century (1999).


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    History of Medicine JM.6.AA8-10


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