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December 10, 1932

THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE COSTS OF MEDICAL CARE

JAMA. 1932;99(24):2034-2035. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740760044013
Abstract

Last week, as announced in The Journal, the Committee on the Costs of Medical Care, having labored for five years and brought forth principally the peculiar document known as the Majority Report, celebrated the termination of its efforts by a gala day at the New York Academy of Medicine. There the chairman of the committee, Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur, expressed the hope that "a continuing organization may immediately be formed to promote experimentation and demonstrations in local communities." As might be expected, the economists, particularly those with socialistic leanings, who have found in the Committee on the Costs of Medical Care an outlet for views which they could not express in business, as well as employment for many statisticians and economists, are already active in developing a new group. Morris Llewellyn Cooke, an engineer devoted to the great god "organization," Evans Clark, an economist, director of the Twentieth Century Fund,

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