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Curing Medicare : a doctor's view on how our health care system is failing older Americans and how we can fix it / Andy Lazris ; with a foreword by Shannon Brownlee.

Lazris, Andrew, (author.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews HEALTH HLTHCARE (Text) 73351000050857 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 368.382 LAZ (Text) 34330512985145 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501702778
  • ISBN: 1501702777
  • Physical Description: xiii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Revised edition.
  • Publisher: Ithaca, NY : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published 2014 as Curing medicare: One doctor's view of how our health care system is failing the elderly and how to fix it." --Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [219]-236) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: my boss -- Defining quality: the quest for numerical perfection -- Defining thorough: finding and fixing everything -- Excessive specialization, expectation, and litigation -- Hospitalization: the pinnacle of thorough -- Long-term care: the unwitting geriatric ICU -- Quality and value : moving toward a cure -- Afterword: redefining thorough.
Subject: Medicare.
Older people > Medical care > United States.
Geriatrics > United States.

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