2008 Healthcare and the Common Good

Healthcare in the United States: Strengths, Weaknesses & the Way Forward

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Plenary Address from CBHD's 15th Annual Conference: Healthcare and the Common Good.

One of the great strengths of American healthcare system is its strong private sector orientation, which facilitates ready access to all manner of services for those with stable coverage and strongly encourages on-going medical innovation by product manufacturers. The rapid advance of medical technology over the past half century has unquestionably improved the health status for millions of American citizens.