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Consumerism and Value Creation in American Healthcare By Gary Fradin
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What makes our healthcare system better? What makes it worse? Gary Fradin explores these issues in Consumerism and Value Creation in American Healthcare. He shows that employer based financing and... More > various tax and subsidy programs decrease system value by adding costs without improving health. Supply side reforms aimed at changing physician behavior, he argues, never seem to achieve their desired results. But programs that teach consumers how to choose a hospital, a treatment or a test – and perhaps even more importantly, how to talk to their doctors wisely - can add tremendous value. Learn how appropriate consumer education can revolutionize our system, improve patient outcomes, decrease patient risks and lower overall system costs.< Less
The Value Of The Soul By John Rodgers, D.D.
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"The Value Of The Soul" by John Rodgers, D.D. Selected Sermons of Rev. Dr. John Rodgers, THE AMERICAN PREACHER 1791. "THE VALUE OF THE SOUL." "THE DANGER OF... More > LOSING THE SOUL." And excerpts from: Memoirs of the Rev. Dr. JOHN RODGERS BY SAMUEL MILLER,D.D. 1813. In order to understand the Declaration of Independence’s citation of “Protection of Divine Providence” and “Supreme Judge of the World” this work sets forth concise views of spirituality, and of the human soul typical of the Revolutionary period as found in Dr. Rodgers’ sermons on the Soul. The excerpts from Samuel Miller’s “Memoirs of the Rev. Dr. John Rodgers” give astounding detail as how all this worked in the life of this Army Chaplain and advisor to Gen. Washington. Quote... “By the soul I mean, that rational and immaterial principle that is in each of us... This soul is the offspring of God.< Less
The Value Of The Soul By John Rodgers, D.D.
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"The Value Of The Soul" by John Rodgers, D.D. Selected Sermons of Rev. Dr. John Rodgers, THE AMERICAN PREACHER 1791. "THE VALUE OF THE SOUL." "THE DANGER OF... More > LOSING THE SOUL." And excerpts from: Memoirs of the Rev. Dr. JOHN RODGERS BY SAMUEL MILLER,D.D. 1813. In order to understand the Declaration of Independence’s citation of “Protection of Divine Providence” and “Supreme Judge of the World” this work sets forth concise views of spirituality, and of the human soul typical of the Revolutionary period as found in Dr. Rodgers’ sermons on the Soul. The excerpts from Samuel Miller’s “Memoirs of the Rev. Dr. John Rodgers” give astounding detail as how all this worked in the life of this Army Chaplain and advisor to Gen. Washington. Quote... “By the soul I mean, that rational and immaterial principle that is in each of us... This soul is the offspring of God.< Less
Face Value By Thomas Herrington
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This book is the perfect book for English as a Second Language learner! It incorporates all facets of language learning (reading, writing, listening and speaking) so students can work together in... More > class towards better language proficiency. This book is unique because it bases its lessons on American currency - so each lesson is historical, cultural and definitely interesting. This is a unique approach to learning a language and definitely belongs in every ESL learners library.< Less
Face Value By Thomas Herrington
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This book is the perfect book for English as a Second Language learner! It incorporates all facets of language learning (reading, writing, listening and speaking) so students can work together in... More > class towards better language proficiency. This book is unique because it bases its lessons on American currency - so each lesson is historical, cultural and definitely interesting. This is a unique approach to learning a language and definitely belongs in every ESL learners library.< Less
A Manual of Western Values By Luis F. Fernandez-Sosa
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At the outset this work only attempted to help Hispanics to become fully westernized. By following the ten characteristics of the West, and its twenty-five value orientations, it was deemed there... More > was enough number of values for the westernization process. This is a done better in the intercultural communication act, in the exchange of meanings between Hispanics and North Americans. Furthermore, North Americans could be benefited by noticing their cultural deficiencies, and correct them afterwards. The intercultural communication approach still is an integral part of this work.< Less
A Manual of Western Values By Luis F. Fernandez-Sosa
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At the outset this work only attempted to help Hispanics to become fully westernized. By following the ten characteristics of the West, and its twenty-five value orientations, it was deemed there... More > was enough number of values for the westernization process. This is a done better in the intercultural communication act, in the exchange of meanings between Hispanics and North Americans. Furthermore, North Americans could be benefited by noticing their cultural deficiencies, and correct them afterwards. The intercultural communication approach still is an integral part of this work.< Less
Consumerism and Value Creation By Gary Fradin
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What makes our healthcare system better? What makes it worse? Gary Fradin explores these issues in Consumerism and Value Creation in American Healthcare. He shows that employer based financing and... More > various tax and subsidy programs decrease system value by adding costs without improving health. Supply side reforms aimed at changing physician behavior, he argues, never seem to achieve their desired results. But programs that teach consumers how to choose a hospital, a treatment or a test – and perhaps even more importantly, how to talk to their doctors wisely - can add tremendous value. Learn how appropriate consumer education can revolutionize our system, improve patient outcomes, decrease patient risks and lower overall system costs.< Less
THE PRACTICAL VALUES OF SPACE EXPLORATION By Various
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From the INTRODUCTION: "This report has been undertaken for a special reason. It is to explain to the taxpayer just why so many of his dollars are going into the American effort to explore... More > space, and to indicate what he can expect in return which is of value to him. Such an explanation, even after 2 years of relatively high-geared activity in the space exploration field, appears to be warranted. There is still a segment of the U.S. population which has little, if any, notion of the values that the space program has for the average citizen. To these people the expenditure of billions of dollars on missiles, rockets, satellites, Moon probes, and other space activities remains something of a mystery—particularly when so many other worthy projects throughout the land may be slowed or stalled for lack of funds.< Less
VALUE AND IMPORTANCE OF LEGAL STUDIES By Joseph Story, LL.D.
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I have heard the call by leading academic figures for new scholarship efforts in the area of “original intent,” or “original documents” concerning the founding principles of ... More > the Constitution of the United States. More to the point, in these sources will we find, so to speak, an owner's manual of sorts for American Government and Society? This Discourse by Joseph Story, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (1811-1845) and Harvard’s first Dane Professor of Law (1829- 1845), is an original source filled with a great wealth of worthwhile instruction, since he sets forth the principles in which he would educate lawyers for the next 34 years. Due to the Author’s standing, and that his constitutional works were law school texts for about a century, what he says, carries significant import as to the Framers original intent, and the Court's ruling along those lines.< Less