The Healing of America
A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care
ISBN 9780143118213 | 304 pages | 31 Aug 2010 | Penguin | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
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Important and powerful...a rich tour of health care around the world."
-Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times
How is it that all other industrialized democracies provide health care for their citizens as a reasonable cost-something the United States has never managed to do? In The Healing of America, New York Times bestselling author T.S. Reid shows how they do it, bringing to bear his talent for explaining complex issues in a clear, engaging way. In his global quest to find a prescription for American health care, Reid finds that it's not all "socialized medicine" out there. Instead, many industrialized democracies rely on free-market models the U.S. could use to cure a health system that has failed us.
"Important and powerful... a rich tour of health care around the world." --Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times
"You don't necessarily realize it while you're reading, but you're talking Comparative Health Economics 101. With a really fun professor." --Daily Kos
"Not many writers of any ilk... can match T.R. Reid's ability to bring a light, witty touch to really serious topics--like health policy around the globe." --New America Foundation
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