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Reid, T. R
The healing of America : a global quest for better, cheaper, and fairer health care / T.R. Reid
New York : Penguin Press, 2009
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 4th Floor  RA395.A3 R435 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Medical policy -- United States
Health care reform -- United States
Medical care -- United States
National health insurance -- United States
Physical Description 277 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-267) and index
Contents A quest for two cures -- Different models, common principles -- The paradox -- 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
Summary "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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