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More than twenty years before Obama's Health Care Reform Act, the American Assembly on The Future of Social Welfare in America advocated improving access to high quality care while containing costs. Participants found that the education system was failing many students, particularly minori...
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The "Health Care and Its Costs" report and Assembly, directed by Carl J. Schramm, currently President and CEO of the Kauffman Foundation, were produced in 1986.  Hospital costs had risen at twice the rate of any other good or service that the average citizen needs.  The report addresses ...
Publications
More than twenty years before Obama's Health Care Reform Act, the report from the American Assembly on The Future of Social Welfare in America advocated improving access to high quality care while containing costs. Participants found that the education system was failing many students, p...
"Health Care and Its Costs" was published in 1987, just as the portion of America's gross national product devoted to health care more than doubled. Hospital costs had risen at twice the rate of any other good or service that the average citizen needs.  This volume asserts that this massiv...
The "Health Care and Its Costs" report and Assembly, directed by Carl J. Schramm, currently President and CEO of the Kauffman Foundation, were produced in 1986.  Hospital costs had risen at twice the rate of any other good or service that the average citizen needs.  The report addresses ...
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Tamar Shapiro

 

Tamar Shapiro is the President and CEO of the Center for Community Progress, where she promotes neighborhood revitalization through creative reuse of vacant and abandoned property.  Formerly with the U.S. German Marshall Fund and Smart Growth America, she attended the Assembly on "Reinventing America's Legacy Cities" in Detroit.