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Universal Access to Health Care in America: A Moral and Medical Imperative

Norton J. Greenberger, MD, FACP; Nicholas E. Davies, MD, FACP; Edwin P. Maynard, MD, MACP; Ralph O. Wallerstein, MD, MACP; Eugene A. Hildreth, MD, FACP; and Linda Hawes Clever, MD, FACP
Ann Intern Med. 1990;112(9):637-639. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-112-9-637
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With the twentieth century drawing to a close, internal medicine has the rare opportunity to lead the way in reforming our nation's health care system. As leaders of the American College of Physicians, we believe we must not let this opportunity pass. The growing needs of our patients and colleagues demand that we use all of our energies and resources to develop a better system, a system designed to improve the health of our nation in the twenty-first century. Patchwork reform is not enough; simple solutions will not suffice. Our problems are deep, complex, and growing more urgent daily. Solutions


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