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It Is Time to Liberate Hospitals from Profit-Centered Care

program that directs investments to the highest priority, community responsive projects. Corresponding Author: David U. Himmelstein, M.D.; City University o f N e w Yo r k a t H u n t e r C o l l e g e , N

Identifying Individual Risk Factors and Documenting the Pattern of Heat-Related Illness through Analyses of Hospitalization and Patterns of Household Cooling

Background As climate change increases the frequency and intensity of extreme heat events researchers and public health officials must work towards understanding the causes and outcomes of heat-related morbidity and mortality. While there have been many studies on both heat-related illness (HRI), there are fewer on heat-related morbidity than on heat-related mortality. Objective...

Global Amnesia: Embracing Fee-For-Non-Service—Again

David U. Himmelstein 0 Steffie Woolhandler 0 0 The City University of New York School of Public Health , New York, NY, USA - L repair. As 1984 fans will recall, that appliance incinerated ets hope

Life or Debt: Underinsurance in America

Steffie Woolhandler 0 David U. Himmelstein 0 0 The City University of New York School of Public Health at Hunter College , New York, NY, USA - L Millions of our patients face that choice, including ... , evidence-based reform will do that. Corresponding Author: David U. Himmelstein, MD; The City University of New York School of Public Health at Hunter College, 255 West 90th Street, New York, NY 10024, USA

Infective Endocarditis in the U.S., 1998–2009: A Nationwide Study

Brusch 0 David U. Himmelstein 0 Heiman Frank Louis Wertheim, Oxford University, Vietnam 0 1 Department of Medicine and Division of Infectious Diseases, Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School

Consumer Directed Healthcare: Except for the Healthy and Wealthy It’s Unwise

Steffie Woolhandler 0 David U. Himmelstein 0 0 The Department of Medicine, Cambridge Hospital, Harvard Medical School , 1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA Many politicians and business

U.S. Physicians’ Views on Financing Options to Expand Health Insurance Coverage: A National Survey

BACKGROUND Physician opinion can influence the prospects for health care reform, yet there are few recent data on physician views on reform proposals or access to medical care in the United States. OBJECTIVE To assess physician views on financing options for expanding health care coverage and on access to health care. DESIGN AND PARTICIPANTS Nationally representative mail survey...