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The Distinctively American System that the Government Created

Robert I. Field

in Mother of Invention: How the Government Created "Free-Market" Health Care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199746750
eISBN:
9780199354528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746750.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The American health care industry could not have reached its present size and vitality without a foundation of government support. No other entity has the resources and national perspective needed to ... More


Mother of Invention: How the Government Created "Free-Market" Health Care

Robert I. Field

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199746750
eISBN:
9780199354528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746750.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Private enterprise drives health care more pervasivelyin the United Statesthananywhere else in the developed world. To many people,thisis evidence of a resounding “free-market” success. However, ... More


Life and Labor in the New New South

Robert Zieger (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037950
eISBN:
9780813043111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037950.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Life and Labor in the New New South is a collection of original essays by both established and younger scholars. Robert Zieger's introduction outlines the key economic, demographic, and political ... More


Our Great Expectations

David A. Shore and Eric D. Kupferberg

in High Stakes: The Critical Role of Stakeholders in Health Care

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195326253
eISBN:
9780199897285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326253.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter attempts to detangle the issue of the rising cost of health care from things that are harder to measure, such as our expectation about the level of health care we need and deserve. ... More


if We’re So Good, Why Aren’t We Better?

David A. Shore and Eric D. Kupferberg

in High Stakes: The Critical Role of Stakeholders in Health Care

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195326253
eISBN:
9780199897285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326253.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter begins with anecdotes that illustrate how some companies have achieved success by cooperating with each other. The chapter also describes a teaching exercise, where graduate and ... More


The Gordian Knot

David A. Shore and Eric D. Kupferberg

in High Stakes: The Critical Role of Stakeholders in Health Care

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195326253
eISBN:
9780199897285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326253.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter looks at the value in health care in the United States. Section 2.1 considers what we get for the dollars spent in the United States. Section 2.2 identifies the price inflators that are ... More


Stakeholders in Health Care: A Field Guide to Identification and Evaluation

David A. Shore and Eric D. Kupferberg

in High Stakes: The Critical Role of Stakeholders in Health Care

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195326253
eISBN:
9780199897285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326253.003.0025
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the importance of defining stakeholders, evaluating stakeholder salience, and understanding all the stakeholders' perspectives in reaching stakeholder alignment. It argues that ... More


Arrow (1963): Uncertainty and the Welfare Economics of Medical Care

Kenneth J. Arrow

in Moral Hazard in Health Insurance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163804
eISBN:
9780231538688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163804.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter provides the framework of Kenneth J. Arrow's seminal article “Uncertainty and the Welfare Economics of Medical Care,” which consists of four parts. The first part focuses on the scope ... More


Care work

Paul Higgs and Chris Gilleard

in Personhood, Identity and Care in Advanced Old Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447319054
eISBN:
9781447319085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319054.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores the distinction between formal and informal care and the recent rise of the former across many fronts, from home care to child care to personal care. While many aspects of ... More


Avoiding ‘back to the future’ policies by reforming the ‘foundational economy’

Sukhdev Johal, Michael Moran, and Karel Williams

in Alternatives to Neoliberalism: Towards Equality and Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447331148
eISBN:
9781447331162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331148.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Johal, Moran and Williams outline a complementary strategic policy for business accountability to those of Jones and Cumbers. Criticising unrealistic ideas for state control of an increasingly ... More


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