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ERIC Number: EJ565354
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1040-2446
On the Commodification of Medicine.
Moynihan, Daniel Patrick
Academic Medicine, v73 n5 p453-59 May 1998
Reviews trends causing health care to be treated as a commodity, bought and sold in a market where price determines outcomes, and service orientation of health care is threatened. This environment places new pressures on medical schools and teaching hospitals; the trend will continue because threats to academic medicine's institutions have not become part of the nation's political agenda. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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