Hospitals In Focus

Stuart Altman Discusses the Development of the Modern Hospital

October 14, 2018

Hospitals are centers of medical care, scientific discovery, education and employment in communities from coast to coast, but how did we get here. In this episode Chip will discuss the making of the modern hospital with health care economist and professor at Brandeis University Stuart Altman. They talk about everything from breakthroughs in care to major changes in health care financing and how each of these developments helped create the community hospital we know today.