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Thomas Bodenheimer, MD, is professor of health policy and family medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.
Kevin Grumbach, MD, is chair, Department of Family Medicine, at the University of California, San Francisco.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: The Paradox of Excess and Deprivation||p. 1|
|Paying for Health Care||p. 5|
|Access to Health Care||p. 17|
|Reimbursing Health Care Providers||p. 31|
|How Health Care is Organized-I||p. 43|
|How Health Care is Organized-II||p. 59|
|The Health Care Workforce and the Education of Health Professionals||p. 71|
|Painful Versus Painless Cost Control||p. 87|
|Mechanisms for Controlling Costs||p. 99|
|Quality of Health Care||p. 111|
|Prevention of Illness||p. 129|
|Long-Term Care||p. 139|
|Medical Ethics and Rationing of Health Care||p. 147|
|Health Care in Four Nations||p. 163|
|National Health Insurance||p. 181|
|Conflict and Change in America's Health Care System||p. 193|
|Conclusion: Tensions and Challenges||p. 205|
|Questions and Discussion Topics||p. 209|
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