- Hardcover: 288 pages
- Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press; 1 edition (September 2, 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0801881749
- ISBN-13: 978-0801881749
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 2 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,934,823 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Specialty Care in the Era of Managed Care: Cleveland Clinic versus University Hospitals of Cleveland Hardcover – September 2, 2005
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"Kastor has created a very unique window on our era of hospitals in a time of transition. An intriguing and highly important work."(Duncan Neuhauser, Case Western Reserve University)
"A book that sprinkles tantalizing tidbits and provides a clear-eyed view of the inner workings of Cleveland's influential medical institutions."(Diane Solov Plain Dealer)
"A truthful and probing account... This book should be required reading for the next class of Leadership Cleveland."(Michael D. Roberts Inside Business)
"Kastor has provided us with a meticulously researched case study whose lessons provide for a better understanding of the challenges facing all in the health care field."(Pascal James Imperato Pharos)
"Meticulously researched and documented case study... Kastor's book is indispensable."(Jesse Ballenger Bulletin of the History of Medicine)
About the Author
John A. Kastor, M.D., is former chair of the Department of Medicine and a cardiologist at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is the author of two editions of Arrhythmias; Mergers of Teaching Hospitals in Boston, New York, and Northern California; and Governance of Teaching Hospitals: Turmoil at Penn and Hopkins, which is also available from Johns Hopkins.
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This book would be of interest only to historians who follow medical institutions or who are alumni of either place.