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The Social Transformation of American Medicine

The Rise of a Sovereign Profession and the Making of a Vast Industry

The Social Transformation of American Medicine( )
Author: Starr, Paul
ISBN:978-0-465-09303-8
Publication Date:May 2017
Publisher:Basic Books
Book Format:Ebook
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Considered the definitive history of the American healthcare system, The Social Transformation of American Medicine examines how the roles of doctors, hospitals, health plans, and government programs have evolved over the last two and a half centuries. How did the financially insecure medical profession of the nineteenth century become a most prosperous one in the twentieth century? Why was national health insurance blocked? And why are corporate institutions taking over...
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Pages:592
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Health Care Delivery



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