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Health Care Delivery II: Relationship of the Health Care System to Society in General

  • Frederick Sierles

Abstract

Our health care system is an integral part of American society, and is vulnerable to changes in all aspects of society. In the social sphere, civil rights and changes in the doctor-patient relationship have had effects. In the economic sphere, inflation weighs heavily, and in the political arena, increased influence of the government has occurred.

Keywords

Affirmative Action Health Care Delivery Political Arena Economic Sphere Insurance Carrier 
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© Spectrum Publications 1982

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  • Frederick Sierles

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