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It's enough to make you sick : the failure of American health care and a prescription for the cure

Author: Jeffrey M Lobosky
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2012.
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Examines the American health care system, from its origins to what the author claims is its deterioration, and the role that special interest groups have played in its downfall, and proposes a solution for remedying its numerous problems.
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Lobosky, Jeffrey M., 1951-
It's enough to make you sick.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc, ©2012
(OCoLC)802944611
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey M Lobosky
ISBN: 9781442214620 1442214627 9781442214644 1442214643
OCLC Number: 745980181
Description: viii, 252 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Great, another book on America's health care system. Don't you have better things to do doctor, like play golf? --
Health care in America : the best that money can buy? Oh really? --
Insuring America's health : a lesson in mis-managed care --
The U.S. pharmaceutical industry : providing the right pill for whatever ails you and the wrong pill for whatever doesn't --
The politics of American medicine : show me the money and i'll show you the problem --
America's hospitals : havens of mercy or dens of thieves? --
America's physicians : oops I'm sorry, I mean health care providers --
Physician reimbursement : you can't always get what you want but if you try sometime you might find you don't even get what you need --
Pretty in pink : the influence of women on America's medical "man" power --
The medical malpractice crisis : how many lawyers does it take to chase an ambulance? --
Crisis in America's emergency rooms : take two aspirin and call 911 in the morning --
The great American patient : you didn't really think I would let you off that easily, did you? --
Solutions to the American health care crisis : my wife has always accused me of being a know-it-all so here's my chance to prove it.
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It's Enough to Make You Sick explains how the American health care system developed and how it has deteriorated into a national disgrace. Lobosky indicts the special interests who have played a role  Read more...

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Lobosky is not a health-care-policy expert, but rather a practicing neurosurgeon with nearly three decades of experience caring for the ill and injured. Written at least partly as an act of Read more...

 
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