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Health Care Half-Truths: Too Many Myths, Not Enough Reality

Health Care Half-Truths: Too Many Myths, Not Enough Reality (Paperback)

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Health Care Half-Truths shows the ways in which American health care is tarnished and ways in which it shines, explaining that if we are going to make our health care system work, we must begin with the truth. In this book, Dr. Arthur Garson identifies twenty myths about the U.S. health care system and uses his extensive knowledge and keen insights to blow them apart.

Health & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyPopular medicine & healthHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentCentral governmentCentral government policies Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 28/08/2008 ISBN-13: 9780742558304  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Arthur Garson, Jr., MD, MPH, is Executive Vice President and Provost of the University of Virginia and previously was dean of the University's School of Medicine. He is a member of the National Academics Institute of Medicine. He has served as president of the American College of Cardiology and was appointed by Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson to chair the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. He continues to practice medicine, caring for children with heart disease. Carolyn L. Engelhard, MPA, is assistant professor of medical education and a health policy analyst in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. In addition, she directs the Master of Science program in clinical research and provides technical and consultative services to state health and Medicaid agencies.

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