Full text of An Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System 6th ed (2007) Steven Jonas, MD, MPH, FACPM, Raymond Goldsteen, DrPH, Karen Goldsteen, PhD, MPH is part of the R2 Library Collection
This brief volume describes each of the five major components of the American healthcare system-healthcare institutions, personnel, financing mechanisms, research and educational institutions, and firms producing medical equipment and drugs. The role of the government, and the possibility of national healthcare reform, receive special attention.
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