Cohn, Jonathan
May 2001
New Republic;05/28/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 22, p20
Focuses on reasons behind poor performance of best hospitals in the U.S. Enactment of first patients' bill of rights by the world-class medical institution, Beth Israel; Factors contributing to the hospital's success; Discussion on the topic of national spending on health care and public concern about excess; Overview of hardships faced by Beth Israel; Fact that campaign to cut health care costs in the 1990s hit teaching hospitals hard; Focus on the history of the creation of Medicare.


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