The Dark Side of a Consumer-driven Health System

Rodwin, Marc
June 2003
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Summer2003, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p31
Examines the challenges facing a consumer-driven health care delivery system. Promotion of healthcare change; Improvement of the quality of healthcare; Benefits of medical consumerism; Incorporation of the positive elements of consumerism into health care; Influence of medical consumerism in the paternalism and self-interest of professionals.


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