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Author Weiss, Gregory L.

Title Grassroots medicine : the story of America's free health clinics / Gregory L. Weiss
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi. 199 pages)
Contents An introduction to America's free health clinics -- The emergence of free health clinics -- The first transformation in free health clinics: an increased focus on the uninsured and working poor -- The second transformation in free health clinics: the shift to the medical mainstream -- The third transformation: the move to collective organization -- Re-emergence of a national association -- Free health clinic staff and volunteers -- Patient responses and outcomes -- The future path of free health clinics
Summary Grass Roots Medicine describes the emergence of free health clinics in the late 1960s and early 1970s and examines the important transformations that have occurred since the mid-1980s. The book is based on more than 100 interviews with key individuals in the free health clinic movement and shares their comments with readers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Clinics.
Community health services.
Health facilities.
Community Health Services.
Community Health Centers.
Health Services Accessibility.
Medically Uninsured.
United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1461665388 (electronic bk.)
9781461665380 (electronic bk.)