The Future Of Health-care Delivery: Why It Must Change And How It Will Affect You by Stephen C. SchimpffThe Future Of Health-care Delivery: Why It Must Change And How It Will Affect You by Stephen C. Schimpff

The Future Of Health-care Delivery: Why It Must Change And How It Will Affect You

byStephen C. Schimpff

Hardcover | February 1, 2012

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Approximately 100,000 deaths per year in the United States result from preventable medical errors. This figure is about twice the number of people who die in car accidents and five times the number of murder victims annually, and twenty times the number of servicemen and women killed in Iraq and Afghanistan since the start of hostilities in 2001. If you think Americans have the best health-care system in the world, think again. In this deeply researched and controversial book, Dr. Stephen Schimpff explains why our health-care delivery system serves us so poorly, why it costs so much, and why government policy over many decades has not only failed to improve care delivery but has actually made it worse. In the process, he dispels common misconceptions about medicine and health care. The Future of Health-Care Delivery provides timely information and a road map to achieve world-class care delivery, putting health care where it belongs—in the hands of the patient and medical professionals instead of the insurance companies and government.
Dr. Stephen C. Schimpff, MD is a physician and an acclaimed educator of medical students and resident trainees. He has more than twenty years of leadership experience, including directing a major cancer center and serving as the chief operating officer of a multi-hospital system and as th chief executive officer of one of America's mos...
Title:The Future Of Health-care Delivery: Why It Must Change And How It Will Affect YouFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:Potomac BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:161234156X

ISBN - 13:9781612341569

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"Dr. Schimpff's refreshing refusal to take sides in the partisan squabble over health-care reform in Washington makes this book invaluable as a guide for those of us who will be making critical decisions in the near future."-Rep. C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)
- Rep. C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger