Health Care Delivery I: Quality of Our Health Care System

  • Frederick Sierles


One could be a competent clinician without being expert about the American health care system, just as one can be a contributing citizen without expertise on government and economics. However, knowing about the system may decrease the number of questions a physician needs to ask others on a day-to-day basis. Such questions include:
  • To whom should I send a bill for my treatment of this 75-year-old man?

  • How do my earnings compare with those of the average American physician?

  • What would the AMA do for me if I joined it?

  • To whom should I write to get a medical license in my state?

  • Is there an alternative to taking and passing the National Boards?

  • I want to do a clinical research project. Whose approval must I get?


Health Care Delivery Medical License Nonmetropolitan Area Good Medical Care DHEW Publication 
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© Spectrum Publications 1982

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  • Frederick Sierles

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