Reorganizations of health agencies by local government in American urban centers: What do they portend for “public health”?

This article from the 1970’s identifies the longstanding efforts to reform through reorganization of public health departments and public hospitals without addressing the underlying problems of an eroded tax base, an indifferent federal policy, and intra-professional disputes.

Available online: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/327345

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  • Background / History: This article from the 1970’s identifies the longstanding efforts to reform through reorganization of public health departments and public hospitals without addressing the underlying problems of an eroded tax base, an indifferent federal policy, and intra-professional disputes.
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