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If the “Business Model” of Medicine Is Sick, What’s the Diagnosis, and What’s the Cure?
By Robert L. Ohsfeldt
This article appeared in the Fall 2003 issue of The Independent Review


Abstract

James P. Whalen is not alone in claiming that the business model of medicine has made the U.S. health-care system too expensive, inaccessible, inequitable, and mediocre. His misdiagnosis of what ails American health care, however, leads him to prescribe less of what the system needs to improve: real competition.



Other Independent Review articles by Robert L. Ohsfeldt
    Summer 2006   Healthy Competition: What’s Holding Back Health Care and How to Free It


Volume 8 Number 2
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