TITLE

Health care system is fundamentally flawed

AUTHOR(S)
PUCK, MICHAEL
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Apr2010, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author examines the fundamental drawbacks of the health care system in the U.S. and its implications for occupational health services. He asserts that a health care delivery model that focuses on treatments instead of prevention is inefficient. He cites a substantial drop in health care cost of chronic conditions and catastrophic claims as one benefit of a prevention-based system. He stresses that human capital can improve company efficiency, brand and reputation.
ACCESSION #
49676626

 

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