Article ID: CBB001200582

A New Wishard Is On the Way (2012)

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The article discusses the history of the Wishard Memorial Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana, originally founded as the Indianapolis City Hospital in the mid-nineteenth century. It examines debates over the funding of the hospital, particularly commenting on taxpayer attitudes and the role of private philanthropy. The author addresses the hospital's provision of indigent care, its public relations, and its teaching role. Changes initiated under Dr. William Niles Wishard, who became superintendent of the hospital in 1879, are also considered.

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Description On the history of the Wishard Memorial Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana.


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Authors & Contributors
Houston, C. Stuart
Stevens, Rosemary A.
Digby, Anne
Fairchild, Amy L.
Bayer, Ronald
Wolfe, Daniel
Journals
Social History of Medicine
Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography
Historical Research: The Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research
Canadian Bulletin of Medical History/Bulletin Canadienne d'Histoire de la Medecine
Llull: Revista de la Sociedad Española de Historia de las Ciencias y de las Técnicas
Asclepio: Archivo Iberoamericano de Historia de la Medicina
Publishers
Oxford University Press
McGill-Queen's University Press
University of California Press
Edizioni Polistampa
Duke University Press
Boydell & Brewer
Concepts
Public health
Hospitals and clinics
Medicine and government
Health care
Medicine and society
Funding and finance
People
Clinton, Bill
Pinel, Philippe
Places
United States
England
Saskatchewan (Canada)
Great Britain
South Africa
Italy
Times
19th century
20th century
20th century, late
18th century
20th century, early
21st century
Institutions
American Medical Association
American Red Cross
International Red Cross
Great Britain. Royal Navy
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