The Primacy of Prevention

Halfon, Neal
May 2008
American Prospect;May2008, Vol. 19 Issue 5, pA7
The author reflects on universal health care for Americans. He believes that covering the whole person with appropriate care is the key to a healthier society. He asserts that this kind of strategy requires a universal system. He also believes that if reforms could be enacted in legislation, universal coverage could improve health and decrease health care cost.


Related Articles

  • Is Your Health Care Planning Up to Date? Heiser, Scott // Financial Executive;Dec2010, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p20 

    This article gives advice on making health care planning a long-term, strategic business initiative in the U.S., as well as ways to educate employees on coverage options and benefits changes. It points out the need to consider health reform in the overall corporate planning due to its financial...

  • New law is fatally flawed and builds on failed ideas and a broken system. Coburn, Tom // Hill;4/28/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 46, p25 

    The article reports on the confirmation of the essentiality of the health care bill to increase costs and cause 14 million Americans to lose employer-sponsored coverage in the U.S.

  • Viable options not considered. Thornberry, Mac // Hill;7/14/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 82, p46 

    The article reports on the need of healthcare reform without endangering the high-quality care in the U.S.

  • What Health Care Reform Means to You.  // Parenting Early Years;Jun2010, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p46 

    The article discusses the benefits of families from health care reform in the U.S. including the coverage of children 18 or under, the elimination of the requirement to pay for preventive care for the child, and insurance companies cannot impose high rates for those with pre-existing conditions.

  • US healthcare reform: a way to reduce healthcare spending?  // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;5/29/2010, Issue 604, p2 

    The article discusses research on the U.S. health care reform, which references the study "The Cost Implications of Health Care Reform," by J. Gruber.

  • Manufacturing Consensus. Welch, Matt // Reason;Jan2012, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p2 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including on reducing health care cost in the U.S., health care reforms and on increase in U.S. government's budget.

  • POLICY UPDATE. Donald Berwick Urges: Transform Healthcare. LEVENTHAL, RAJIV // Healthcare Informatics;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p37 

    The article focuses on the insights of political candidate Donald Berwick on the healthcare system in the U.S., which were given at the annual conference of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). Berwick urges the public to participate in changing the healthcare system in the...

  • Cost of health care is yet to be addressed. Jeffrey Woldt // Chain Drug Review;9/27/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 16, p14 

    The article reports on the statement of Steve Anderson, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACD), concerning the health care reform legislation of U.S. President Barack Obama, which according to the author has failed its purpose in...

  • Roche Hones Operations.  // Chain Drug Review;9/27/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 16, p53 

    The article unveils the massive cost-reduction initiative of Roche Holdings AG in response to its health care reform efforts in the U.S. and Europe.


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics