American Health CareThis book addresses the subject of reforming the American (or any other) health care system focusing on how to achieve a reformed system through the organized action of the citizenry. Dr. Conti calls upon examples from American history, arguing that the action of the people achieved both the abolition of slavery and the granting of rights, including the right to vote, to American women. These social movements succeeded in overturning social structures that existed for millennia. She argues that a comparable grassroots social reform movement could be equally effective in reforming the American health care system. Recently-enacted legislation notwithstanding, much more work is still needed to ensure that the reformed system is implemented properly and to create the policy to detect and overcome fraud and abuse.