Commentary: Again, public health in the United States needs an influential report

Pham, Hoangmai H.
March 2009
Journal of Public Health Policy;2009, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p49
Academic Journal
In this article the author discusses the public health system in the U.S. She cites several reports on health care services including the report of the Institute of Medicine on suboptimal care quality, the health system design by Winkelstein, and the demand for permanent public health infrastructure with a support from the state by Shattuck. She notes that a well-written report on the control for medical expenditures and government spending decisions is needed to act as good federal policies.


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