This paper traces the economic history of the health care system in Massachusetts from the early 1900s to the present and offers a series of recommendations that would bring to Massachusetts the advantages of a more market-based system.
About Jerome Grossman
Jerome H. Grossman, M.D., is a Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Dr. Grossman also serves as Chairman of the National Academy of Engineering’s Study Panel on the Impact of Academic Research on Industrial Performance and as a member of the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Quality of Health Care in America. At the Academy, he is serving as a member of the Council of Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable and has also been named co-chair of the NAE’s steering committee for the workshop on Engineering and Health Care Delivery Systems. In the fall, he will join with the National Bureau of Economics as well as Harvard University on research to actualize his proposal.