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

Author:
Stevens, Rosemary, 1935- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New Brunswick : Transaction Publishers, c2007.
Description:
xviii, 362 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
I. Inventing public-private policy for hospitals in the United States -- 1. Sweet charity : state aid to hospitals in Pennsylvania, 1870-1910 -- 2. "A poor sort of memory" : voluntary hospitals and government before the Depression -- II. Negotiating a national governmental role -- 3. Can the government govern? : the establishment of veterans hospitals -- 4. Letter from America, 1961 -- 5. Anatomy of a dilemma : creating and implementing Medicaid, 1965-1970 / Rosemary Stevens and Robert Stevens -- 6. Governments and medical care : comparing the U.S. and Great Britain in 1977 -- III. Buzzwords, rationality, and dreams : 1968-1986 -- 7. The federal role in health care research : thoughts for discussion and development (1968) -- 8. The federal role in relation to HMOs : Laissez Faire versus regulation (1970) / Rosemary Stevens, David A. Pearson and Beverlee A. Myers -- 9. Regionalization and health manpower (1977) -- 10. Health care in a context of civil rights (1981) -- 11. Health care "equity" : slippery concept, elusive goals (1986) -- IV. The medical profession : between government and market? -- 12. Trends in medical specialization in the United States (1970) -- 13. The future of the medical profession (1986) -- 14. Professional competence and specialty board certification (1999) -- 15. Public roles for the medical profession in the United States : beyond theories of decline and fall (2001) -- V. The American health care state -- 16. The American hospital as a social institution : past is prologue (1986) -- 17. Hospitals at the end of the twentieth century (1999).
Subject(s):
Medical policyUnited StatesHistory [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 0765803496 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780765803498 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2006044484
OCLC:
64771131
RCP:
C - S