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Chronic Illness in America

Streaming Video - 2005
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Long-term healthcare is in crisis in America. This Fred Friendly Seminar moderated by Dateline NBC correspondent John Hockenberry takes a hard look at the inadequacies of a medical system dangerously skewed away from the treatment of chronic health conditions. Role-playing three interrelated scenarios, Charles Cutler, of the American Association of Health Plans; Richard Bringewatt, of the National Chronic Care Consortium; Suzanne Mintz, of the National Family Caregivers Association; Arthur Caplan, of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania; and other panelists make it clear that the emphasis must be decisively shifted from intervention to prevention and maintenance-and that it is high time to rethink the way healthcare is financed, managed, and provided.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c2001.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (57 min.) : sd., col., digital file + instructional materials (online)
Alternative Title: Chronic illness in America


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