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How does good technology go bad?

by Charles E. Phelpsvia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Incentives and information for providers and consumers could bring some rationality to this process

Eight Questions You Should Ask about Our Health Care System (Even if the Answers Make You Sick), by Charles E. Phelps.

Eight Questions You Should Ask About Our Health Care System (Even if the Answers Make You Sick)

by Charles E. Phelpsvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Friday, June 18, 2010

In this book, Charles E. Phelps provides a comprehensive look at our health care system, including how the current system evolved, how the health care sector behaves, and a detailed analysis of "the good, the bad, and the ugly" parts of the system—from technological advances (the "good") to variations in treatment patterns (the "bad") to hidden costs and perverse incentives (the "ugly").