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American Health Care, Transformed

September 22, 2012 719

In the latest issue of Administrative Science Quarterly, W. Chad Carlos of Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management reviewed “Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care,” edited by Jane C. Banaszak-Holl, Sandra R. Levitsky, and Mayer N. Zald:

The American health care system is broken. Despite spending more money on health care than any other industrialized nation, the U.S. ranks among the lowest in many indicators of health care quality. Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care offers a glimpse into this complex system, highlighting the diverse issues and actors promoting change.

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