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Eugene Declercq and Judy Norsigian

The folly of 1 percent policy

By Eugene Declercq and Judy Norsigian
August 6, 2007

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THE PHRASE that comes to mind when you hear Dick Cheney is probably not "reshaping American childbirth." Yet Vice President Cheney's "One Percent Doctrine" -- the title of Ron Suskind's 2006 book on post9/11 national security policy -- perfectly captures an approach to decision-making in American medicine that misallocates resources and undermines primary care. By focusing maximum resources on preventing ... (Full article: 754 words)

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