in A.R. Kovner and S. Jonas (eds.) Health Care Delivery in the United States, New York, Springer, 7th edition, pp 145-72.
How do we understand and also assess the health care of America? Where is health care provided? What are the characteristics of those institutions which provide it? Over the short term, how are changes in health care provisions affecting the health of the population, the cost of care and access to care? These core questions regarding our health policy are answered in this text.