Power to the Patient: Selected Health Care Issues and Policy Solutions

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Scott W. Atlas, Daniel P. Kessler, Mark V. Pauly
Hoover Institution Press, Jan 1, 2005 - Medical - 62 pages

The debate rages on over how to cope with the rising costs of medical care--proposed solutions range from a single payer system with a broad government control to loosely defined market-driven plans. The authors look at three key elements of health care costs and offer thoughtful, realistic suggestions to help stem the tide of rising expenses for everyone.

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Contents

Current Debates
16
The Realities of the Growth in Medical Spending
33
Index
57
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Dr. Scott W. Atlas is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, a professor of radiology and chief of neuroradiology at the Stanford University Medical Center, and senior fellow by courtesy at the Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford.

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