Jewish Health Migration in Greater Miami

By Charles R. Cohen

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Social Welfare, September 1947

This piece covers health migration in Miami; in particular, it explains how the Greater Miami area is now at the stage in its development where government is still struggling with the concept of public responsibility. A very small city-supported hospital serves the needs of the people of the City of Miami and because of the limited number of beds available, it is able to offer hospital care only to residents unless an acutely serious condition exists. The piece concludes providing suggestions about how relationships with the Council of Jewish Federation and Welfare Fund and national health agencies can help address ill-advised health migration and improve local communal services.

Topic: Migration, Communal Responsibility, Medical Care, Jewish Organizations, Health and Healing, Partnerships, Public Policy, Government

Name of Publication: The Jewish Social Service Quarterly

Editor: Aptekar, Herbert H.

Volume/Issue: Vol.24/no.1

Page Number(s): 90-94

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Miami, Florida , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Cohen, Charles R. Jewish Health Migration in Greater Miami. The Jewish Social Service Quarterly. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Social Welfare. September 1947: 90-94. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6001


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