Patients as Policy Actors


Patients as Policy Actors offers groundbreaking accounts of one of the health field’s most important developments of the last fifty years—the rise of more consciously patient-centered care and policymaking.

Edited by Beatrix Hoffman, Nancy Tomes, Rachel Grob and Mark Schlesinger. Available now from Rutgers University Press and Better yet, order from your independent bookstore.

“This strong volume brings together contributors of different disciplinary and experiential backgrounds, broadening our understanding of how patient voices influence American health care policy.”—Elizabeth Toon, Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester.

Review in Social History of Medicine (PDF)