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This social historical study of the expansion of American hospitals into a visible social movement at the beginning of the twentieth century, to the massive corporate complex of today, shows that throughout that time span and process, American hospitals have always embodied both the ideal of "charity" and the principle of "business as business."
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In Sickness and In Wealth: American Hospitals in the Twentieth Century.. Ann Intern Med. 1991;114:828. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-114-9-828_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;114(9):828.
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