Healthcare as a Commons
Jecker, Nancy S.
Jonsen, Albert R.
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. 1995 Spring; 4(2): 207-216.
...The preeminence of individualism has contributed to making managing and improving the U.S. healthcare system a daunting task. Without offering concrete prescriptions for healthcare reform, we have tried to show that the individualism underpinning current healthcare debates poses an obstacle to achieving genuine reform. To the extent that healthcare is seen differently, not
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