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Epidemic of Care: A Call for Safer, Better, and More Accountable Health Care

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 10 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:109
  1. David Woods, president (
  1. Healthcare Media International, Philadelphia

    American health care is ailing again after a period of remission brought about by some no longer effective medicine administered by managed care. Premiums have returned to double digit escalations, prices of prescription drugs are soaring, malpractice premiums are out of control–and the populace is getting fatter each day.

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    George C Halvorson, George J Isham

    Jossey-Bass, $30, pp 304


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    All of this is documented–along with some possible solutions–in what may be …

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