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The American Medical School Between the World Wars

Kenneth M. Ludmerer

in Time to Heal: American medical education from the turn of the century to the era of managed care

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181364
eISBN:
9780199850167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181364.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Typically regarded as a quiet time in American medical education, the interwar period was in fact highly dynamic. Medical research advanced and medical schools grew in size, wealth, and complexity. ... More


Medical Interests and Priorities

Drew Halfmann

in Doctors and Demonstrators: How Political Institutions Shape Abortion Law in the United States, Britain, and Canada

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226313429
eISBN:
9780226313443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226313443.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explains the differing engagement of the medical associations with abortion politics by focusing on the ways in which they constructed their “interests” and priorities in the context of ... More


Evaluating Japan's Health Care Reform of the 1990s and Its Efforts to Cope with Population Aging

Naohiro Yashiro, Reiko Suzuki, and Wataru Suzuki

in Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902920
eISBN:
9780226903248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903248.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the basic structure of the Japanese medical care system, primarily addressing recent policy issues. It is observed that various policy reforms introduced in the 1990s did not ... More


The U.S. Medical Care System for the Elderly

David M. Cutler and David A. Wise

in Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902920
eISBN:
9780226903248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903248.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter investigates the structure of the American medical care system, especially the system of care for the elderly. It concentrates on three sets of interactions: coverage rules (how people ... More


How Medicare Changed the AHCs

Eli Ginzberg

in Teaching Hospitals and the Urban Poor

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300082326
eISBN:
9780300133011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300082326.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the overall impact of Medicare in the U.S. medical care system. It first provides an overview of the passage of Medicare and then describes how Medicare expanded the financing ... More


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