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THE NATION'S HEALTH (The Reference Shelf, Vol. 43, No. 3)
THE NATION'S HEALTH - The Reference Shelf, Vol. 43, No. 3 Author:Stephen Lewin (edited by) A 1971 collection of 36 articles on the state of the American health system of the time. — Table of Contents: Preface; I-Our Sick Health Care System: Editor's Introduction, "Towards a New Health Strategy" by Richard M. Nixon in the NY Times, "The 'Healthiest Nation' Myth" by Abraham Ribicoff in the Saturday Review, "Grim Diagnosis for Medical Sch... more »ools" by Jim Hampton in the National Observer, "Revamping Our Medical Schools" excerpt from The Carnegie Commission's Report on Medical Education in the U.S." reprinted in the NY Times, "Our Sick Hospitals" by John M. Mecklin in Fortune magazine, "Paying More, Getting Less" by Fred Anderson in the New Republic, "Myth and Reality in Health Care" by Elliot L. Richardson in the NY Times.
II-The Doctor and His Practice: Editor's Introduction, "Where Doctors Fail" by John H. Knowles in the Saturday Review, "Dilemma in Dyersville" by Loudon Wainwright in Life magazine, "The Miseducation of Doctors" by Michael Crichton in the NY Times, "The Doctor and Malpractice Suits" by Ellen Graham in the Wall Street Journal, "Rx for the Family Doctor Shortage" by Walter C. Bornemeier in the Reader's Digest, "Change Begins in the Doctor's Office" by Dan Cordtz in Fortune magazine, "Will Electronics Solve the Doctor Shortage" from U.S. News & World Report.
III-National Health Insurance: Do We Need It? Editor's Introduction, "Health Care for All: Who Will Pay the Bill?" from U.S. News & World Report, "What are Medicaid and Medicare" by Fred Anderson in the New Republic, "What's Wrong with Medicare and Medicaid?" by Irvin Block, "National Health Care: How It Works in Other Lands" from Business Week, "The Case for National Health Insurance" by Rashi Fein in the Saturday Review, "The Case Against National Health Insurance" by Paul Ashton in Vital Speeches of the Day, "The Case for a National Health Insurance Partnership" by Richard M. Nixon in the NY Times, "Health Care Without Miracles" by Edmund K. Faltermayer in Fortune magazine.
IV-Health Care and the Community: Editor's Introduction, "The Patient as a Consumer" from the Report of the Task Force on Medicaid and Related Programs, "Health Care in the Slums" from the Carnegie Quarterly, "Health Care Goes Into the Streets" by Jeanne Bockel in Science News, "Organizing Health Care" by Irvin Block from Pamphlet No. 435 The Health of the Poor of the Public Affairs Committee 1969.
V-Society's Values and Its Health: Editor's Introduction, "Abortion: The Moral Dilemma" from Senior Scholastic magazine, "A Doctor Looks at Abortion" by Denis Cavanagh in America magazine, "V.D.: A National Emergency" in Time magazine, "The 'Good Life' Versus Your Heart" in U.S. News & World Report, "The War on Cancer" in Newsweek magazine, "The Virus-Cancer Mystery" by Clyde R. Goodheart and Barbara Goodheart in Today's Health magazine, "Eating Ourselves to Death" by Mary Bralove in the Wall Street Journal, "The 'Headache Hunters' Meet the Anxious American" by William Barry Furlong in Today's Health magazine, "Stress in Our Lives" by William Gerber in Editorial Research Reports, "The Consequences of Medical Advances" by Alexander Leaf in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.