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The healing of America : a global quest for better, cheaper, and fairer health care

Author: T R Reid
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2009.
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"New York Times"--Bestselling author Reid shows how all the other industrialized democracies have achieved something the U.S. can't seem to do: provide health care for everybody at a reasonable cost.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Reid, T.R.
Healing of America.
New York : Penguin Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009009555
(OCoLC)314597097
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T R Reid
ISBN: 9781101130100 1101130105 9781101132623 1101132620 9781101133460 1101133465 9781101458990 1101458992
OCLC Number: 449187295
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (277 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prologue: A moral question --
A quest for two cures --
Different models, common principles --
The paradox --
France : the vital card --
Germany : "applied Christianity" --
Japan : Bismarck on rice --
The U.K. : universal coverage; no bills --
Canada : "sorry to keep you waiting" --
Out of pocket --
Too big to change? --
An apple a day --
The first question --
Major surgery --
Appendix: The best health care system in the world.
Other Titles: Global quest for better, cheaper, and fairer health care
Responsibility: T.R. Reid.

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"New York Times"--Bestselling author Reid shows how all the other industrialized democracies have achieved something the U.S. can't seem to do: provide health care for everybody at a reasonable cost.

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