Group Health Association of America
- Existence: May 29, 1959
Biographical / Historical
Group Health Association of America was formed on May 25, 1959 by the merger of the Group Health Federation of America and the American Labor Health Association; later it merged with the American Managed Care and Review Association to form American Association of Health Plans.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 1171
Overview: Correspondence, professional files, subject files, writings, personal and family papers, and printed material. The papers document Esselstyn's pioneering work as founder and director of the Rip Van Winkle Clinic in New York state (1946-1964). The papers also chart Esselstyn's career as director of the Community Health Association of Detroit (1964-1967), as associate director of the New York Metropolitan Regional Medical Program (1967-1968), as a member of the Health Insurance Benefits Advisory...
Call Number: MS 1039
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, professional files, research materials, writings, personal papers, and printed matter documenting Isidore Falk's career as an advocate of national health insurance and other programs related to public health. Of particular significance are the materials from his years with the Social Security Board (1936-1954), which document the campaign for government supported health insurance in the United States. Falk conducted public health and medical care surveys...
Call Number: MS 785
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, statistical reports, and organization files, writings and printed matter, which document Lorin Kerr's work in the United Mine Workers Department of Occupational Health. Kerr's active participation in professional organizations, such as the American Public Health Association, District of Columbia Public Health Organization, and the Group Health Association of America, and his term as visiting professor at Howard University are also documented in the papers....
Call Number: MS 780
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, research memoranda, addresses, publications, and miscellaneous biographical material of Goldie Krantz, an active proponent of prepaid dental and medical care. In addition, there are records concerning the Welfare Fund of the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union, the Pacific Maritime Association, and the Group Health Association. Memoranda and other papers related to her work as a researcher and consultant in evaluating health care plans in...
Call Number: MS 692
Overview: Correspondence, consultations, surveys, writings, printed material, and other papers of Edwin Richard Weinerman. Material primarily reflects Weinerman's interest in public health and deals with his activities both as a consultant and administrator with various public and private health careorganizations, including the U. S. Public Health Service, Permanente Health Plan, American Public Health Association, and the Yale-New Haven Hospital. A significant part of the collection also relates to...