Stuck in the waiting room

Smerd, Jeremy
September 2006
Workforce Management;9/25/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 18, p25
The article offers a look the state of the U.S. health care system in 2006. If the private sector cannot come up with a cure, some experts claim, a move toward a national health care model could be in the offing. Unnecessary procedures, use of brandname drugs instead of generics, and poor disease management that leads to expensive hospitalizations are among the litany of reasons why health care costs continue to grow. Employer groups are also weighing in on the need for change.


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