"…rich in insights and suggestions that make them compelling reading for anyone seriously concerned about U.S. Health Reform." (Health Affairs, Jan/Feb, 2008)
"This is a very readable book on the current status of reform possibilities facing the US health care system." (JAMA, Feb 2008)
"A management guru, Halvorson shows how the same principles Wal-Mart and Target use to lower consumer costs can be applied to health care." (www.outrageoustimes.com, 09/12/2007)
"George Halvorson's timing couldn’t be better. This is a book that everyone who is searching for solutions should read."
—Helen Darling, president, National Business Group on Health
"Halvorson's comprehensive approach, rooted in a practical understanding of the complexities of American health care, helps us focus on what matters."
—Ian Morrison, Ph.D., healthcare futurist and author, Healthcare in the New Millennium
"This book is powerful and compelling. It's just the right book for this time."
—Jeffrey C. McGuiness, president, HR Policy Association
The Mahler was disappointing compared to his 5th and 6 th symphonies
Halvorson book was excellent. Well researched and written
Was it self-published? No editor/publisher in her right mind could have possibly thought this was publication-ready. Read morePublished 17 months ago by karlsie
The privatization of the medical revenue stream is aggressively in progress. In this co-opted frame of "reform" a good many of the complaints and critiques from the Physicians in... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Bruce E. Woych
I am a PHD student in Health policy. I read the book through. All the points Mr. Halvorson has made is quite reasonable. His suggestions are all thinkable. Read morePublished on November 24, 2010 by sshahraz
Halvorson's book is an excellent background source for anyone looking for an overview of health care economics. Read morePublished on April 6, 2010 by Loyd E. Eskildson
After reading this book and all the reviews, it is clear that health care reform is a complicated subject that even many industry experts cannot agree on. Read morePublished on August 12, 2009 by Mariusz Skonieczny
Very informational, excellent vision and resolution thinking.
Certainly the Six Sigma process can be extremely beneficial. Read more
This is an excellent view at a most interesting time in our history. While some may not follow the level of detail, anyone who has experience within the healthcare arena (patient,... Read morePublished on February 4, 2008 by Bob Clarke
Exceptionally well written book with excellent, easy to understand, and timely problem definition. Obvious the author has significant experience, knowledge, and understanding of... Read morePublished on November 4, 2007 by Dusan D. Ecimovic