Arnold Relman

Jun. 27, 2014

Dr. Arnold Relman, Health System Critic, Dead at 91

Relman called the American health care system a "new medical-industrial complex." We remember him here with two archival clips.

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Jun. 01, 2012

Can Technology Deliver Better Health Care?

Got high blood pressure? There's an app for that!

health care, medicine, doctors, hmos, insurance, digital medicine, personalized medicine

Jul. 10, 2009

Reforming Healthcare Reform

Arnold Relman, a retired M.D. and the former editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, explains why he thinks President Obama's healthcare reform attempts will fail, and what he thinks needs to be done.

health care reform, doctors, medicine, medical care, health insurance

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