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Reforming Health Care

by Daniel P. Kesslervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2005

The U.S. health care system is in critical condition. How the president can revive it. By Daniel P. Kessler.

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The Cost of Care

by Jeffrey M. Jonesvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, October 30, 2004

Republicans and Democrats in the Senate have been pushing to spend billions more on child care. But is more federal money the only—or best—solution? By Jeffrey M. Jones.

Power to the Patient

by Scott W. Atlasvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, October 30, 2004

How to cure America’s beleaguered health-care system. By Scott W. Atlas.

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The High Price of Cheap Drugs

by Russell Robertsvia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 30, 2004

Why low drug prices in Canada are too good to be true. By Russell Roberts.

Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise

by Daniel P. Kessler, John F. Coganvia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 30, 2004

The American health care system is broken. Here’s how to fix it. By John F. Cogan, R. Glenn Hubbard, and Daniel P. Kessler.

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Why Medical Ethics Matter

by Philip R. Alpervia Hoover Digest
Friday, April 30, 2004

Is the health care system turning good doctors bad? By Hoover fellow Philip R. Alper.

The Decline of the Family Doctor

by Philip R. Alpervia Policy Review
Thursday, April 1, 2004

American medicine and the impact of managed care

Can Dr. McClellan Cure the FDA?

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

Americans are dying for regulatory reform—literally. By Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller.

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While the Government Blunders, West Nile Virus Thrives

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Thursday, October 30, 2003

How misguided bureaucrats and environmentalists let a mosquito-borne disease spread. By Henry I. Miller.

Military Affairs

The Crucible of Tragedy: SARS, the Ming 361 Accident, and Chinese Party-Army Relations

by James Mulvenonvia China Leadership Monitor
Thursday, October 30, 2003

The recent loss of Ming-class submarine Number 361 with all hands aboard and the role of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) medical system in the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) cover-up threaten to further strain a Chinese party-army dynamic that was already undermined by the incomplete leadership transition of the 16th Party Congress. Yet, the evidence also suggests that Hu Jintao, despite the potential opening offered by the governance crisis over SARS, appears unwilling or unable to directly challenge Jiang Zemin's leadership at this point in time, portending more months of jockeying and ambiguity in the political arena and an unclear chain of command in the military realm.

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Health Care Policy Working Group


The Working Group on Health Care Policy devises public policies that enable more Americans to get better value for their health care dollar and foster appropriate innovations that will extend and improve life.