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Stephen Hansell, Ph.D. Department of Sociology Institute for Health Research www.rci.rutgers.edu/~shansell shansell@rci.rutgers.edu 732-445-4740
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A A 56-71 B 48-55 C 39-47 D 35-38 F 28-34
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Class 19 Organization of Medical Care I
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I. The Challenge A. To provide the best possible health care, to the most people, at the lowest cost B. US medical care fails to do this 1. Universal right to care conflicts with self- responsibility for own care
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Most of the World Enabling Factors: Outcomes: Defense Wealth Education Health US Enabling Factors: Outcomes: Defense Wealth Education Health
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1990 Data Country Satisfaction % GDP % Male Lifespan Female Lifespan Canada 56 9.4 74.4 81.0 France 41 8.9 73.5 82.0 West Germany 41 8.3 72.7 79.2 Sweden 32 8.6 74.9 80.6 Japan 29 6.6 76.4 82.8 England 27 6.2 73.5 79.0 Italy 12 8.1 73.7 78.5 US 10 12.6 72.0 78.9 US spent $371.1 billion on health care in 1996 – was it spent wisely?
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II. Current US medical care system A. Basic elements of organization B. Major players 1. Hospitals 2. US government (Medicare and Medicaid)
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3. Private insurance companies 4. Physicians 5. Patients
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Economics of medical care
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