About the Author
Richard D. Lamm is codirector of the Institute for Public Policy Studies at the University of Denver and a former three-term governor of Colorado. He was selected as one of Time magazine's 200 Young Leaders of America in 1974, and in 1992 was honored by The Denver Post and Historic Denver, Inc. as one of the 100 most important figures in Colorado history. A nationally recognized expert of healthcare issues, Lamm was chairman of the Pew Health Professions Commission and a public member of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. He is also the author of The Brave New World of Healthcare and numerous articles on healthcare.