Jul 22, 2019
The Painful Prescription: Rationing Hospital Care
Posted by Henry J. Aaron William B. Schwartz

In this book Aaron and Schwartz examine how the British have made those choices and draw inferences about how Americans would respond should they undertake to sharply reduce growth of medical spending After describing the British health care system, they examine ten important medical procedures, comparing the British and American levels of care.

  • Title: The Painful Prescription: Rationing Hospital Care
  • Author: Henry J. Aaron William B. Schwartz
  • ISBN: 9780815700340
  • Page: 297
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Painful Prescription Rationing Hospital Care In this book Aaron and Schwartz examine how the British have made those choices and draw inferences about how Americans would respond should they undertake to sharply reduce growth of medical spending

    Leslie

    See Annotated Bibliography Resource Utilization ICUs.Written in 1984 (portions badly outdated). Provides history of attempts to control inflation of medical costs in the U.S. Compares Britain's system of rationing with challenges of the American system. Explains favoritism of certain kinds of care (low frequency, high visibility, dread diseases, treatments that prevent need for other expensive care, etc.) Helpful background. Interesting to see what's happened in the ensuing 25 years. Most of the [...]



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