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New Book Assigns Blame For High Health Care Costs in US

Harlingen, Texas (PRWEB) November 14, 2013

"The current system of health care delivery in the United States is seriously flawed," says author Ashraf A. Hilmy, M.D. "No other country in the world spends so much on health care and has so little to show for it." A surgeon by practice, Hilmy’s experience makes him uniquely qualified to offer the advice found in his accessible new book "Health-Care Reform: A Surgeon’s Perspective" (published by iUniverse).

"Health-Care Reform" examines the way health care is delivered in the United States and compares it to other health care delivery models across the world. Hilmy then analyzes the cost drivers that affect the cost of health care and gives specific, but anonymous, case examples to present constructive solutions to the broken system.

"It pains me to see so many of our citizens unable to receive quality, affordable health care because they cannot afford health insurance or are uninsurable because of pre-existing conditions," Hilmy writes. "It also pains me to see us squander our precious resources by delivering care at skyrocketing costs, much of which is unnecessary."

"Health-Care Reform"
By Ashraf A. Hilmy, M.D.
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 120 pages | ISBN 9781475952292
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 120 pages | ISBN 9781475952308
E-Book | 120 pages | ISBN 9781475952315
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author

Ashraf A. Hilmy, M.D., has a solo surgical practice in Texas. An assistant professor of surgery, he is actively involved in teaching medical students and surgical residents. He is a poet, songwriter and avid photographer. Hilmy received an MBA with an emphasis on health care administration. Being board-certified, he is a fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations – self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Ind., iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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