Describes the structure of the U.S. health care system and presents a study of a non-profit consulting firm that hopes to give the health care system. Contains descriptions of hospitals, doctors, insurance companies, medical providers, medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and pharmaceutical benefit managers. Also discussed patients and their diseases and causes of death.

Describes the structure of the U.S. health care system and presents a study of a non-profit consulting firm that hopes to give the health care system. Contains descriptions of hospitals, doctors, insurance companies, medical providers, medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and pharmaceutical benefit managers. Also discussed patients and their diseases and causes of death.
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Regina E. Herzlinger,
Jeffrey Cronin,
Stacy Schwartz
Source: Harvard Business School
53 pages.
Publication Date: Aug 21, 2003. Prod #: 304004-PDF-ENG
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