Solovy, Alden
January 2006
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jan2006, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p30
Trade Publication
The author looks at the effect of consumerism on the health care industry in the U.S. Patients have more demands regarding their health care such as in their involvement and treatment choices. Consumerism affects hospitals and physicians in approaching patients at the end of life. Discussing the end of life with patients has been avoided by health care providers.


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