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Health care reform now! : a prescription for change

Author: George C Halvorson
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, a Wiley Imprint, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The United States spends more money on health care by far than any other country and yet nearly 50,000,000 Americans are uninsured at least part of the time each year." "Health Care Reform Now! is written for anyone who cares enough about our health care situation to consider serious alternatives to the current system." "Step by step, George Halvorson outlines a game plan for a truly world-class health care system  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Halvorson, George C.
Health care reform now!
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, a Wiley Imprint, ©2007
(OCoLC)989690677
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George C Halvorson
ISBN: 9780787997526 0787997528
OCLC Number: 86113132
Description: xviii, 361 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: A few hard but useful truths --
Data : the missing link for health care reform --
What do we do until the EMR arrives? --
Basic steps to improve care for chronic disease patients --
Eight developments that finally make health care reform possible --
Making the market work for health care --
A new idea : the infrastructure vendor --
Whom should we hire to reform our health care infrastructure? --
Next steps and expectations --
Cost shift realities --
Universal coverage now! --
So what should we do now?
Responsibility: George C. Halvorson.
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The United States spends more money on health care by far than any other country and yet nearly 50,000,000 Americans are uninsured at least part of the time each year. Health Care Reform Now! is  Read more...

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"He sets out one possible direction for health care reform." (BookNews, Feb 2008) "...rich in insights and suggestions that make them compelling reading for anyone seriously concerned about U.S. Read more...

 
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