Richard Rathe, MD

Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Medical Informatician

Archive for June, 2010

Health and Human Society

Posted: Jun 28th, 2010 •• Category: Medicine

While searching for something else, I came across this important article from 2001 by Clyde Hertzman concerning the relationships between wealth, society, and health. One graph from the article says it all—the United States is deep in the “worse outcome, higher expenditure” quadrant. The author begins by defining the Socioeconomic Gradient as the relationship between social […]