A Once Charitable Enterprise: Hospitals and Health Care in Brooklyn and New York, 1885-1915

A Once Charitable Enterprise: Hospitals and Health Care in Brooklyn and New York, 1885-1915

by David Rosner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521242177

ISBN-13: 9780521242172

Pub. Date: 09/30/1982

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An account of dramatic changes in hospital care in turn-of-the-century New York, first published in 1982.

Overview

An account of dramatic changes in hospital care in turn-of-the-century New York, first published in 1982.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521242172
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/30/1982
Series:
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Modern History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface page, vii,
Introduction, 1,
1 Health care and community change, 13,
2 Embattled benefactors: the crisis in hospital financing, 36,
3 Social class and hospital care, 62,
4 Conflict in the new hospital, 94,
5 Taking control: political reform and hospital governance, 122,
6 Consolidating control over the small dispensary: the doctors, the city, and the state, 146,
7 The battle for Morningside Heights: power and politics in the boardroom of New York Hospital, 164,
8 Looking backward, 187,
Notes on sources, 192,
Notes, 194,
Select bibliography, 228,
Index, 231,

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