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Curing the nonprofit health care system? International Socialist Review looks at “Health Care Under the Knife”

Medical Paperwork

Health Care Under the Knife: Moving Beyond Capitalism for Our Health
336 pp, $27 pbk, ISBN 978-1-58367-674-5
By Howard Waitzkin and the Working Group on Health Beyond Capitalism

Reviewed by Michelle Farber

“Imagine your doctor or nurse practitioner or midwife hard at work, talking with patients and doing exams, comforting the sick, and delivering babies. It seems like a rewarding and well-respected career with great autonomy. In the first few chapters of Health Care Under the Knife, this image is torn asunder and the reader is given a peek into a world I know well—a world of endless paperwork and meaningless trainings, billing and coding requirements, and patient reviews that determine your hospital’s reimbursement….”

Read the full review at International Socialist Review

Health Care Under the Knife : Moving Beyond Capitalism for Our Health

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