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Out of Practice: Fighting for Primary Care Medicine in America

Frederick M. MD Barken

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449765
eISBN:
9780801460609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449765.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Primary care medicine is in crisis. While policymakers, government administrators, and the health insurance industry pay lip service to the personal relationship between physician and patient, ... More


A Question of Economics

R. S. Downie and K. C. Calman

in Healthy Respect: Ethics in Health Care

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192624086
eISBN:
9780191723728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624086.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Economics and morality are closely linked since resources going to one patient cannot go to another. Inequalities in health care can therefore arise. There are various economic issues in health care, ... More


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