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Brave new world of healthcare revisited : what every American needs to know about our healthcare crisis /
Richard D. Lamm and Andy Sharma.
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Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Publishing, [2013], c2013
description
xiv, 176 p.
ISBN
1555918549 (pbk.), 9781555918545 (pbk.)
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imprint
Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Publishing, [2013], c2013
isbn
1555918549 (pbk.)
9781555918545 (pbk.)
contents note
Aging -- "The problem": thinking about the US healthcare system -- Rebuilding the house of healthcare -- Rethinking the institutions of an aging society.
catalogue key
8947534
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-172).
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Richard D. Lamm is the co-director of the Institute for Public Policy Studies at the University of Denver and the former three-term governor of Colorado. Andy Sharma is a political economist who was the recipient of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Future Faculty Fellowship and Weiss Urban Livability Fellowship, as well as the former recipient of the Carolina Population Center Fellowship.
Summaries
Main Description
"[Lamm] holds a stark mirror up to an American society willing to steal from its children and bankrupt the next generation."--Senator Gary Hart An informed and erudite look at the current state of the American healthcare system from former governor Richard D. Lamm and political economist Andy Sharma, including: Will the retirement of the baby boomer generation bankrupt our healthcare services? What does the impending healthcare reform mean for the nation? Does the United States still have the best healthcare system in the world? Lamm and Sharma expose these questions and more as they address the problems existing not only in policy and professional circles, but also in public attitudes and expectations. Richard D. Lamm is the codirector of the Institute for Public Policy Studies at the University of Denver and the former three-term governor of Colorado. A nationally recognized expert on healthcare issues, Lamm was chairman of the Pew Health Professions Commission and a public member of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Andy Sharma is a political economist who was the recipient of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Future Faculty Fellowship, and Weiss Urban Livability Fellowship, as well as the former recipient of the Carolina Population Center Fellowship with training grants from the National Institute of Aging and the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development.
Main Description
"[Lamm] holds a stark mirror up to an American society willing to steal from its children and bankrupt the next generation."Senator Gary Hart An informed and erudite look at the current state of the American healthcare system from former governor Richard D. Lamm and political economist Andy Sharma, including: Will the retirement of the baby boomer generation bankrupt our healthcare services? What does the impending healthcare reform mean for the nation? Does the United States still have the best healthcare system in the world? Lamm and Sharma expose these questions and more as they address the problems existing not only in policy and professional circles, but also in public attitudes and expectations. Richard D. Lamm is the co-director of the Institute for Public Policy Studies at the University of Denver and the former three-term governor of Colorado. A nationally recognized expert on healthcare issues, Lamm was chairman of the Pew Health Professions Commission and a public member of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Andy Sharma is a political economist who was the recipient of the University of North CarolinaChapel Hill Future Faculty Fellowship, and Weiss Urban Livability Fellowship, as well as the former recipient of the Carolina Population Center Fellowship with training grants from the National Institute of Aging and the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development.
Main Description
Former Colorado governor Richard D. Lamm and political economist Andy Sharma provide an informed and erudite look at the current state of the American healthcare system. The authors address questions ranging from the impact of the retiring baby boomer generation to what the impending healthcare reforms mean for the nation. Lamm and Sharma also expose the problems existing not only in policy and professional circles but also in public attitudes and expectations. Book jacket.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Agingp. 1
"The Problem": Thinking about the US Healthcare Systemp. 31
Rebuilding the House of Healthcarep. 99
Rethinking the Institutions of an Aging Societyp. 137
Conclusionp. 153
Epilogue: Final Thoughtsp. 159
Notesp. 167
Selected Bibliographyp. 171
Permissionsp. 173
About the Authorsp. 175
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