“How American Health Care Killed My Father”

After the needless death of his father, the author, a business executive, began a personal exploration of a health-care industry that for years has delivered poor service and irregular quality at astonishingly high cost. It is a system, he argues, that is not worth preserving in anything like its current form. And the health-care reform now being contemplated will not fix it. Here’s a radical solution to an agonizing problem.

by David Goldhill


As per David Brooks’ 12/25/09 column in the New York Times, this magazine article (Atlantic Monthly, September 2009) also deserves special recognition for underscoring the need for health reform

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