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Health care in America

John P. Geyman

Health care in America

can our ailing system be healed?

by John P. Geyman

  • 308 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Butterworth-Heinemann in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical care -- United States,
  • Medical policy -- United States,
  • Public health -- United States,
  • Health care reform -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementJohn P. Geyman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA399.A3 G49 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 441 p. :
    Number of Pages441
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17919671M
    ISBN 100750673222
    LC Control Number2001035920

      Key Features: Comprehensive coverage of the ACA and its impact on each aspect of the U.S. health care system woven throughout the book - New "ACA Takeaway" section in each chapter as well as a new Topical Reference Guide to the ACA at the front of the book - Updated tables and figures, current research findings, data from the census. Health Care Access: Rural counties have fewer health care workers, specialists (such as cancer doctors), critical care units, emergency facilities, and transportation options. Residents are also more likely to be uninsured and to live farther away from health services.


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