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The idealistic HMO : can good care survive the market?

Author: Hedrick Smith; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Hedrick Smith Productions.; South Carolina Educational Television Network.
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2000.
Series: Democracy Project (Public Broadcasting Service).; Election 2000.; How good is your health care?; Critical condition.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hedrick Smith investigates Kaiser Permanente--the largest nonprofit HMO in the U.S.--and its social mission of lifetime care. Although it has pioneered improvements such as mass screening for colon cancer and special team care for patients with diabetes and HIV, Kaiser has also drawn fire for unpopular cost-cutting measures and for allegedly neglecting needy communities.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hedrick Smith; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Hedrick Smith Productions.; South Carolina Educational Television Network.
OCLC Number: 45267114
Performer(s): Narrator, Hedrick Smith.
Description: 1 videocassette (47 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Democracy Project (Public Broadcasting Service).; Election 2000.; How good is your health care?; Critical condition.
Other Titles: Can good care survive the market
Responsibility: a presentation of Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; a production of Hedrick Smith Productions, Inc. ; produced in association with South Carolina Educational Television.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hedrick Smith investigates Kaiser Permanente--the largest nonprofit HMO in the U.S.--and its social mission of lifetime care. Although it has pioneered improvements such as mass screening for colon cancer and special team care for patients with diabetes and HIV, Kaiser has also drawn fire for unpopular cost-cutting measures and for allegedly neglecting needy communities.

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