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Russell J. Andrews Challenges Profit-Seeking Health Care
Date:8/22/2013

LOS GATOS, Calif. (PRWEB) August 23, 2013

“Medicine in America has become a profit-motive industry rather than a healing art,” says author, physician and researcher Russell J. Andrews, M.D., D.Ed. “Unlike other developed nations, we have transformed medicine from a service provided by society to its citizens into a profit machine for those individuals and companies in the health care delivery arena.” In his new book “Too Big to Succeed: Profiteering in American Medicine” (published by iUniverse) Andrews indicts this practice, offers evidence for its existence and urges readers to take steps to correct it.

“Too Big to Succeed” describes how American medicine is on an unsustainable course; costs are increasing while benefits are deteriorating in comparison with other developed nations. Beginning with the Hippocratic Oath and the premedical student, Andrews traces the myriad ways in which the profit motive has infiltrated American medicine – including medical school training, current models of health care delivery, medical professional societies, medical research and medical drug and device development.

Though any discourse about health care is near-certain to be contentious, Andrews knows he is tackling a particularly thorny issue. “Resistance to this message will come not only from companies that are profiting handsomely from the status quo,” he says, “but also from many physicians, who would see it as a threat to their personal, financial well-being.”

Too Big to Succeed
By Russell J. Andrews, M.D., D.Ed.
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 192 pages | ISBN 9781475971293
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 192 pages | ISBN 9781475971286
E-Book | 192 pages | ISBN 9781475971309
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author

Russell J. Andrews, whose training included a doctorate from Harvard and neurosurgery residency at Stanford, has been a U.S. Army flight surgeon, a neurosurgeon in both university and private practice settings and a medical researcher and device developer with NASA. He is frequently an invited speaker at international neuroscience meetings, and edited the book, "Intraoperative Neuroprotection." Andrews and his wife live in Los Gatos, Calif.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, LLC. 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 BarnesandNoble.com. 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, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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