TITLE

Great Men and Us Too

AUTHOR(S)
Grayson, Mary
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Oct2008, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author offers her views on the long-standing debate among historians on how history is actually influenced and impacted, leading to significant change. On one side is the Great Man theory that sees history as it is shaped by Great Men. On the other side are those who see history as a confluence of events occurring in the fullness of time. She believes that a combination of collective will and individual leadership plus building pressure will push to health care reform, but health personnels should not forget that they have a role to play.
ACCESSION #
34983949

 

Related Articles

  • Senators cast words, not votes, in debate on healthcare reform. Young, Jeffrey // Hill;12/3/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 143, p6 

    The article reports on the political debate between the U.S. Senate Democrats and Republican regarding the health care reform, but no votes on amendments were discussed.

  • Health care debate demonstrates democracy at loudest. Albom, Mitch // Fort Worth Business Press;8/17/2009, Vol. 24 Issue 30, p27 

    The author argues that health care debates demonstrate democracy. He notes that national health care is one of the primary issue that affects all individuals. He asserts that government health care plans are perceived by people as an enemy. He states that one problem he sees with this behavior...

  • Debate or anarchy? HEMRICK, EUGENE // Catholic East Texas;4/2/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p11 

    The article ponders on whether discussions on the health care reform issue in the U.S. is humane debate or mob anarchy.

  • NHS England calls for debate on future of NHS.  // Podiatry Now;Sep2013, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p7 

    The article discusses National Health Service (NHS) England's call for a debate about the future of the NHS with the publication "The NHS Belongs to the People: A Call to Action." It highlights the need for NHS to change in order to meet rising demand, introduce new technology and meet patient...

  • Nowhere to go. Walshe, Kieran // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/30/2005, Vol. 330 Issue 7498, p986 

    Focuses on the health policy debate in the 2005 UK general election. Assertion that the three political parties largely agree about the future direction of the NHS; Agreement that increased spending on health care in recent years was necessary; How the NHS has been too centralized; Comparison...

  • Healthcare laws to get airtime in first debate. Viebeck, Elise // Hill;10/1/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 117, p17 

    The article offers information on a debate between U.S. President Barack Obama and Grand Old party (GOP) nominee Mitt Romney on health care reforms in October 2012.

  • Trick or Treat? The Impact of Health Care Reform Discussions. Yoder-Wise, Patricia S. // Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing;Oct2009, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p435 

    An editorial is presented where the author presents an analogy about U.S. health care reform discussions and trick or treating. The author discusses the events involved in trick or treating, obtaining candy treats, investigating the candy and making rules on how much to eat, and how they compare...

  • Health Care Reform Leads Fall Agenda. Goolsby, Larry // Policy & Practice (19426828);Oct2009, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p23 

    The article discusses the issues concerning the development of the health care reform in the U.S. It states that the Congress and the administration are both focusing on the health care reform and debates also started between the supporters and the opposing groups. It adds that the reforms has...

  • Obama's call ignites local health care debates. Wall, J. K. // Indianapolis Business Journal;1/5/2009, Vol. 29 Issue 45, p5 

    The article reports that the call of President-elect Barack Obama for community discussions of health care reform ignites local health care debates in Indianapolis, Indiana. Discussions were held at North United and at Community Hospital East. Better Healthcare for Indiana has been trying to...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics