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The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The rise of a sovereign profession and the making of a vast industry

 
 
 
 
The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The rise of a sovereign profession and the making of a vast industry
Author: Paul Starr
ISBN 13: 9780465079353
ISBN 10: 465079350
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication Date: 1984-06-05
Format: Paperback
Pages: 528
List Price: $26.95
 
 

Winner of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize in American History, this is a landmark history of how the entire American health care system of doctors, hospitals, health plans, and government programs has evolved over the last two centuries.

Charles McGrath

....This important book is written with wit, irony and great style. --The New York Times Books of the Century