Still Broken: Understanding the U.S. Health Care System / Edition 1

Still Broken: Understanding the U.S. Health Care System / Edition 1

by Stephen Davidson
     
 


Based on the author's 30+ years of studying and teaching about the U.S. health care system, Still Broken: Understanding the U.S. Health Care System provides clear and comprehensive tools to improve our declining health care system.See more details below

Overview


Based on the author's 30+ years of studying and teaching about the U.S. health care system, Still Broken: Understanding the U.S. Health Care System provides clear and comprehensive tools to improve our declining health care system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804761963
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
05/05/2010
Edition description:
1
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,150,392
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author


Stephen M. Davidson is Professor of Strategy and Policy at Boston University's School of Management. A blogger for The Huffington Post, he is the author of A New Era in U.S. Health Care: Critical Next Steps Under the Affordable Care Act.

Table of Contents

Contents

List of Tables and Figures....................xi
Preface....................xiii
Acknowledgments....................xv
1. The Promise and Disappointment of U.S. Medical Care....................3
2. How Much We Spend....................15
3. What We Get for What We Spend....................34
4. Trouble in the Delivery Subsystem....................49
5. Why the Problems Need to Be Solved and the Goals of Reform....................71
6. What Caused These Problems, and How Can We Attack Them?....................94
7. Competition and the Market or the Public Sector?....................120
8. Elements of a Solution for Increasing Access to Health Care, Improving Quality of Care, and Containing Health Care Expenditures....................152
9. A Short History of Health Care Reform Efforts....................181
10. The Politics of Reform: Elements of a Strategy to Break the Logjam....................206
11. Strategy and Compromise....................227
Notes....................253
Index....................281

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