November 1, 2010
This article, from a supplement to the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, assesses the state of the medical profession. The authors emphasize the tension between a physician's self-interest and care of the patient in an increasingly commercialized health system.
January 1, 1999
Program Result Report
The People-to-People Health Foundation conducted a national survey of rural physicians in 1993 and 1994 to examine their practice style and supply in medically underserved areas.
January 1, 2006
As a result of rapidly rising medical malpractice insurance premiums, reduced availability of coverage, and financially distressed liability insurers, many states have passed tort reforms. This synthesis examines the medical malpractice "crisis" and the effect of state tort reforms.
March 1, 2005
Physicians can be more confident in their approach to ethical challenges in patient care if they adopt a systematic approach to address the issues. The authors recognize that a problem which initially appears to be ethical in nature may be more rela ...