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The Democratic Wish: Popular Participation and the Limits of American Government
That's it, a book to wait for in this month. Even you have wanted for long time for releasing this book democratic wish popular participation and the limits of american government; you may not be
Comparing health systems in four countries: lessons for the United States.
  • L. Brown
  • Medicine, Political Science
    American journal of public health
  • 2003
TLDR
From the 4 country reports published in this issue of the American Journal of Public Health, 10 crosscutting themes emerge: coverage, funding, costs, providers, integration, markets, analysis, supply, satisfaction, and leadership.
The amazing noncollapsing U.S. health care system--is reform finally at hand?
  • L. Brown
  • Political Science, Medicine
    The New England journal of medicine
  • 24 January 2008
For roughly 40 years, health care professionals, policymakers, politicians, and the public have concurred that the U.S. health care system is careening toward collapse. Lawrence Brown asks, if the
The national politics of Oregon's rationing plan.
  • L. Brown
  • Medicine, Economics
    Health affairs
  • 1 May 1991
TLDR
Enter Oregon, and what a New York Times editorial called its “Brave Medical Experiment” (12 May 1990): providing all its poor population with some health care benefits, rather than the current mix of private and public health insurance.
Political evolution of federal health care regulation.
  • L. Brown
  • Medicine, Political Science
    Health affairs
  • 1 November 1992
TLDR
As cost increases intensify, the coalitions that supported limited regulation as a compromise designed to forestall more threatening intrusions may yield to political pressure for firmer central budget controls.
Capture and culture: organizational identity in New York Blue Cross.
  • L. Brown
  • Business
    Journal of health politics, policy and law
  • 21 December 1991
TLDR
The changing corporate culture of New York's Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan in its first fifty years is explored, as the need to adapt to a turbulent environment has challenged the plan's settled understanding of its core values, namely, voluntarism, community, and cooperation.
Poor program's progress: the unanticipated politics of Medicaid policy.
TLDR
It is found that Medicare's benefits and beneficiaries have stayed disturbingly stable, but Medicaid's relatively broad benefits have held firm, and its categories of beneficiaries have expanded.
'Manacled competition': market reforms in German health care.
TLDR
Germany's system of "manacled competition" may evolve into a happy higher synthesis of managed care and managed competition, but policymakers may conclude that the political price of installing workable market forces in health care is too high and reconcile themselves to more traditional applications of political pressure.
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