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Volume 4, Number 24
July 27, 2007


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Who Killed U.S. Medicine?
As Doctors Lose Income and Autonomy, Their Advocate Fights the Wrong Battles

Regina E. Herzlinger, Washington Post, 7-25-07

America's physicians are the most trusted and valuable resources in our health-care system. Yet doctors' professionalism and incomes have taken a terrible beating recently. The American Medical Association, which received $286 million in revenue last year to protect the profession, has served physicians poorly.
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In this week's issue:

SPOTLIGHT

Who Killed U.S. Medicine?

FORUM

New study by Frank R. Lichtenberg: Why Has Longevity Increased More in Some States than in Others? The Role of Medical Innovation and Other Factors

New book by Regina Herzlinger: Who Killed Health Care: America's $1.5 Trillion Problem - and the Consumer-Driven Cure (McGraw-Hill, June 2007)

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