Reforming medical care

A Listmania! list by Keith M. Toussaint "KMT" (Rochester, MN)
The list author says: "No shortage of extremely well-considered points of view targeted at addressing the issues in US medical care delivery.

These books will point you to solutions that are working now and those that are plausible solutions to problems many believe to be intractable."
Health Care Will Not Reform Itself: A User's Guide to Refocusing and Reforming American Health Care
1.  Health Care Will Not Reform Itself: A User's Guide to Refocusing and Reforming American Health Care by George C. Halverson
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Chaos and Organization in Health Care
2.  Chaos and Organization in Health Care by Thomas H. Lee
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The Innovator's Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Health Care
3.  The Innovator's Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Health Care by Clayton M. Christensen
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The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care
4.  The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care by T. R. Reid
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Total Cure: The Antidote to the Health Care Crisis
5.  Total Cure: The Antidote to the Health Care Crisis by Harold S. Luft
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Why Our Health Matters: A Vision of Medicine That Can Transform Our Future
6.  Why Our Health Matters: A Vision of Medicine That Can Transform Our Future by Andrew Weil
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Best Care Anywhere, 2nd Edition: Why VA Health Care Is Better Than Yours
7.  Best Care Anywhere, 2nd Edition: Why VA Health Care Is Better Than Yours by Phillip Longman
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Health Care Reform Now!: A Prescription for Change
8.  Health Care Reform Now!: A Prescription for Change by George C. Halvorson
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A Second Opinion: Rescuing America's Health Care
9.  A Second Opinion: Rescuing America's Health Care by Arnold S. Relman
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The Truth About the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It
10.  The Truth About the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It by Marcia Angell
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Unhinged: The Trouble with Psychiatry - A Doctor's Revelations about a Profession in Crisis
11.  Unhinged: The Trouble with Psychiatry - A Doctor's Revelations about a Profession in Crisis by Daniel J. Carlat
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Know Your Chances: Understanding Health Statistics
12.  Know Your Chances: Understanding Health Statistics by Steve Woloshin
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century
13.  Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century by Committee on Quality of Health Care in America
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To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System
14.  To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System by Committee on Quality of Health Care in America
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Money-Driven Medicine: The Real Reason Health Care Costs So Much
15.  Money-Driven Medicine: The Real Reason Health Care Costs So Much by Maggie Mahar
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine Is Making Us Sicker and Poorer
16.  Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine Is Making Us Sicker and Poorer by Shannon Brownlee
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America
17.  Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America by Robert Whitaker
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Who Killed Health Care?: America's $2 Trillion Medical Problem - and the Consumer-Driven Cure
18.  Who Killed Health Care?: America's $2 Trillion Medical Problem - and the Consumer-Driven Cure by Regina E. Herzlinger
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The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right
19.  The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande
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Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
20.  Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance by Atul Gawande
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Critical: What We Can Do About the Health-Care Crisis
21.  Critical: What We Can Do About the Health-Care Crisis by Thomas Daschle
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Safe Patients, Smart Hospitals: How One Doctor's Checklist Can Help Us Change Health Care from the Inside Out (Pronovost, Safe Patients, Smart Hospitals)
22.  Safe Patients, Smart Hospitals: How One Doctor's Checklist Can Help Us Change Health Care from the Inside Out (Pronovost, Safe Patients, Smart Hospitals) by Peter J. Pronovost
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Howard Dean's Prescription for Real Healthcare Reform: How We Can Achieve Affordable Medical Care for Every American and Make Our Jobs Safer
23.  Howard Dean's Prescription for Real Healthcare Reform: How We Can Achieve Affordable Medical Care for Every American and Make Our Jobs Safer by Howard Dean
$10.19   Used & New from: $0.01
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FDA protects Big Pharma 1 Sep 19, 2013
Why is the Kindle edition of The Checklist Manifesto more expensive than the paperback edition 3 Jan 16, 2013
How different from first book ("Complications")? 0 Sep 2, 2012
The Health Care Crisis Solved With Five Simple Words 7 May 24, 2012
Most of the 1-Star Reviews Are Fake 5 Feb 27, 2012
An Open Letter 0 Apr 24, 2011
Health Care, Moral Obligation???? 10 Oct 20, 2010
How does this book add to the "Pulling the Plug on Grandma" Debate? 13 Sep 15, 2009
Can't Wait To Read This...Can't Wait To Watch Dr Weil On Larry King Live Tonight 1 Sep 10, 2009
ealth care big countries - small countries 0 Sep 6, 2009
Healthcare Reform 0 May 14, 2009
Know Your Chances--Health Statistics 0 Jan 11, 2009
 
   

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