Medicine and Money: A Study of the Role of Beneficence in Health Care Cost Containment


Medicine and Money explores the role of beneficence and cost control in health-care systems. The book's primary concern of morally improving medicine is achieved by dividing the argument into two parts. The first defines the crisis in health-care and justifies beneficence. The second part offers practical suggestions on implementing beneficence into the system. Medicine and Money is one of the few books to provide concrete suggestions on improving the health-care system from the micro level for addressing cost concerns in a morally acceptable manner.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1990


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