Historical Changes In Healthcare

Please review the links and answer the questions at the bottom. 

Historical Changes in Healthcare

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1.Many people are unaware that our current Medical System has not always been the dominate practice is the US.

In fact before 1910 there were more Homeopathic schools/colleges and as well as Medical colleges for women before the Flexner Report.

 

http://www.thenewmedicine.org/timeline/allopathy

http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=8795

http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/291/17/2139.full

http://caps.fool.com/Blogs/the-flexner-reports/296341

http://neamh.cns.uni.edu/MedInfo/flexner_report.html

 

2. This is an old but free article on a grassroots movement to change Healthcare

 

As more and more people are requesting integrative therapies, more and more insurance companies are paying for more of this type of work.

More hospital are also incorporating it into their hospital services.

http://www.harthosp.org/integrativemed/therapies/reikitherapy/default.aspx

http://www.medhealthinsurance.com/alternativecoverage.htm

http://altmedicine.about.com/od/alternativemedicinebasics/a/Insurance.htm

 

Blue Cross Blue Shield are one of the many companies adding coverage and/or discounts

http://www.bluecrossma.com/plan-education/programs-tools/value-added-programs.html

http://www.bcbstx.com/employer/cam_discount_program.htm

Cigna

http://acupuncturetoday.com/mpacms/at/article.php?id=27880

Atena

http://www.aetna.com/cpb/medical/data/300_399/0388.html

 

 

What are your thoughts on how the Flexner report change our healthcare delivery and access?

How can the average person impact Healthcare delivery?

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