- Medicare in the USA: a review of 45 years of health provisionHelene Sheehan
South Asia Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6305, USA
Indian J Med Ethics 8:164-6. 2011..For at least two generations now, in the US, the burden of health costs in old age, the period of greatest vulnerability to disease and chronic conditions, has been lifted, as foreseen by President Johnson in 1966...
- Medical pluralism in India: patient choice or no other options?Helen E Sheehan
South Asia Center, University of Pennsylvania, 820 Williams Hall, 36th and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6305, USA
Indian J Med Ethics 6:138-41. 2009..The studies discussed here reveal the ground reality of the consequences of limited choices for patients, characterised as "forced pluralism," with no state regulation of type of care, quality of care, or credentials of practitioners...
- Healthcare reform in the USA, 2010: the rocky road ahead?Helen E Sheehan
South Asia Center, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Indian J Med Ethics 7:165-7. 2010..Here some highlights of the reform and the complex organisation of American healthcare are discussed...