Synopses & Reviews
This is a book that will generate debate, discussion, controversy, conflict, and perhaps some legislative reform when the impact of its arguments begins to be felt. Twenty doctors, economists, and political and social scientists were asked by the Rockefeller Foundation to write on health and medical care in the United States. A clue to their opinions about the state of the nation's health is the title of their volume. .
The articles deal with a wide range of problems and questions, from the soaring costs of medical care, medical manpower and training, biomedical research, ethics, delivery systems, technology, and insurance to the very meaning of health.