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Administration & Medicine Economics
  • Author:
    Howard Waitzkin
  • ISBN:
    0742501310
  • ISBN13:
    978-0742501317
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  • Publisher:
    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. (December 28, 2001)
  • Pages:
    264 pages
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    Administration & Medicine Economics
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For three decades Dr. Howard Waitzkin has worked 'at the front line of medicine. He takes the reader into the examination room with vivid patient-doctor encounters that portray dilemmas patients frequently face. Howard Waitzkin lives in a rural area east of Albuquerque, where he is professor of community medicine, internal medicine, and sociology at the University of New Mexico.

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2001) At the front lines of medicine: How the medical care system alienates doc- tors and mistreats patients. and what we can do about it. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Waitzkin, Howard, Theron Britt, and Constance Williams (1994) "Narratives of aging and social problems in medical encounters with older persons. Journal of Health and Social Behavior 35: 322-48. TERM Spring '16. PROFESSOR john scott. TAGS Sociology, Upper Saddle River, Journal Of Health And Social Behavior.

How the Health Care System Alienates Doctors and Mistreats Patients. Published July 28, 2004 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, In.Internet Archive Wishlist. Howard Waitzkin has worked "at the front line of medicine. As a practitioner of internal medicine and primary care and as a sociologist, he has devoted much of his career to improving health services, especially for poor and underserved patients migrant workers in California, immigrants living in Southwestern communities, and patients in developing countries of Latin America.

At the Front Lines of Medicine: How the Health Care System Alienates Doctors and Mistreats Patients. This is not a political book but one of political action

At the Front Lines of Medicine: How the Health Care System Alienates Doctors and Mistreats Patients. Howard Waitzkin. The Death Gap: How Inequality Kills. Worried Sick: How Stress Hurts Us and How to Bounce Back (Pinpoints). This is not a political book but one of political action. The healing profession has to face not only sickness in the individual but sickness in society; all too often, the second sickness is the root of the first. This book will spark controversy. The New England Journal Of Medicine). and What We Can Do About It Dec 28, 2001. See Author Pages Frequently Asked Questions.

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At the Front Lines of Medicine How the Health Care System Alienates Doctors and Mistreats Patients-and What We Can Do About It. New York: Rowman & Littlefield,, 2001. The ideology behind prepayment healthcare started during the Great Depression with a surgeon and a twelve hospital bed in California. Kaiser Permanente is an integrated managed care group, founded in 1945 by Henry J. Kaiser and physician Sidney Garfield.

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In this book Dr. Waitzkin offers a comprehensive analysis of the current problems of costs, coverage, and access to medical care in the United States. He takes the reader into the examination room with vivid patient-doctor encounters that portray dilemmas patients frequently face. Dr. Waitzkin describes how changes in medical care have affected the decision making of doctors, as well as communication between patients and doctors. He offers an analysis of how spiraling costs, managed care organizations, declining coverage, and new technologies have changed the decisions and the course of care chosen. Visit our website for sample chapters!