Medical Sociology and Health Services Research: Past Accomplishments and Future Policy Challenges

@article{Wright2010MedicalSA,
  title={Medical Sociology and Health Services Research: Past Accomplishments and Future Policy Challenges},
  author={Eric Wright and Brea L. Perry},
  journal={Journal of Health and Social Behavior},
  year={2010},
  volume={51},
  pages={S107 - S119}
}
  • E. Wright, B. Perry
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of Health and Social Behavior
The rising costs and inconsistent quality of health care in the United States have raised significant questions among professionals, policy makers, and the public about the way health services are being delivered. For the past 50 years, medical sociologists have made significant contributions in improving our understanding of the nature and impact of the organizations that constitute our health care system. In this article, we discuss three central findings in the sociology of health services… Expand
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