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The price we pay : what broke American health care--and how to fix it

by Makary, Marty (Author)

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One in five Americans now has medical debt in collections and rising health care costs today threaten every small business in America. Dr. Makary, one of the nation's leading health care experts, travels across America and details why health care has become a bubble. Drawing from on-the-ground stori... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • GOLD RUSH: Health fair
  • Welcome to the game
  • Carlsbad
  • Two Americas
  • The ride
  • IMPROVING WISELY: Woman in labor - -Dear Doctor
  • Scaling improvement
  • Opioids like candy
  • Overtreated patients like me
  • REDESIGNING HEALTH CARE: Starting from scratch
  • Disruption
  • Buying health insurance
  • Pharmacy hieroglyphics
  • 4K screens
  • Diagnosis: overwellnessed
  • The words we use
  • What we can do.
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