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Sick around the world

Author: Jon PalfremanT R ReidPalfreman Film Group.WGBH Educational Foundation.PBS Home Video.All authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : PBS, [2010]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Four in five Americans say the U.S. health-care system needs 'fundamental' change. Can the U.S. learn anything from the rest of the world about how to run a health-care system, or are these nations so culturally different from us that their solutions would simply not be acceptable to Americans? FRONTLINE correspondent T.R. Reid examines first-hand how other advanced capitalist democracies - the United Kingdom,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Magazine format television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Magazine
Documentary
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)230824328
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Palfreman; T R Reid; Palfreman Film Group.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; PBS Home Video.; OverDrive, Inc.
OCLC Number: 647751933
Notes: Downloadable video file.
Title from title screen (viewed July 14, 2010).
Originally produced as a segment of the television program Frontline, April 15, 2008.
Credits: Director of photography, Mark Rublee ; editor, Jon Neuburger ; original music, Cal Scott.
Performer(s): Correspondent: T.R. Reid.
Target Audience: Age group: NR.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 296314KB).
Other Titles: Frontline (Television program)
Responsibility: a Frontline co-production with the Palfreman Film Group ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written by Jon Palfreman and T.R. Reid ; produced and directed by Jon Palfreman.

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"Four in five Americans say the U.S. health-care system needs 'fundamental' change. Can the U.S. learn anything from the rest of the world about how to run a health-care system, or are these nations so culturally different from us that their solutions would simply not be acceptable to Americans? FRONTLINE correspondent T.R. Reid examines first-hand how other advanced capitalist democracies - the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, Taiwan and Switzerland - deliver healthcare, and what the United States might learn from their successes and failures"--Container.

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