Health Care and Its Costs / Edition 1

Health Care and Its Costs / Edition 1

by Carl J. Schramm, Schramm
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393956717

ISBN-13: 9780393956719

Pub. Date: 03/17/1987

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

In recent years the portion of America's gross national product devoted to health care has more than doubled. Hospital costs have risen at twice the rate of any other good or service that the average citizen needs.
It seems clear though that this massive spending has not improved the health of Americans. It is clear too that as the population ages, there must me…  See more details below

Overview

In recent years the portion of America's gross national product devoted to health care has more than doubled. Hospital costs have risen at twice the rate of any other good or service that the average citizen needs.
It seems clear though that this massive spending has not improved the health of Americans. It is clear too that as the population ages, there must me major changes in America's health care delivery system. Is it feasible for the American government to guarantee health care delivery for the nation's poor and elderly? What financial measures will be needed to realize an efficient health care system? How will advances in medical technology affect health care cost and delivery? how will the physician's role evolve over the next twenty years?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393956719
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/17/1987
Series:
American Assembly Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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