TITLE

Family not Faustian values

AUTHOR(S)
Prinz, Richard A.; Prinz, R A
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jul1998, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p597
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Presents the author's address as president of the Midwest Surgical Association at the MSA meeting held on August 1997 in Huron, Ohio. Lessons from Goodman Theatre's production of Randy Newman's `Faust'; Concerns over the growth of the health care industry of the United States; Issues related to the market practice of Columbia/HCA Corp.
ACCESSION #
808462

 

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