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Escape fire : the fight to rescue American healthcare [electronic resource].

Heineman, Matthew, (director,, producer.). Froemke, Susan, (director,, producer.). Berwick, Donald M. (Donald Mark), 1946- (commentator.). Brownlee, Shannon, (commentator.). Jonas, Wayne B., (commentator.). Nissen, Steven E., (commentator.). Weil, Andrew, (commentary.). Kelly, Chad, 1971- (composer.). Moby, (composer.). hoopla digital. (Added Author). Directed by Matthew Heineman. (Cast).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 99 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States]: Lionsgate Entertainment, 2012.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Directed by Matthew Heineman.
Participant or Performer Note: Commentary, Don Berwick, Shannon Brownlee, Wayne Jonas, Steven E. Nissen, Andrew Weil, Erin Martin.
Summary, etc.: Co-directed by Matthew Heineman and Academy Awardʼ-nominee Susan Froemke (Lalee's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton), Escape Fire looks at a U.S. healthcare system designed to profit on disease not health, reward quantity over quality, and promote high-tech over high-touch. It interweaves dramatic personal stories with the efforts of leaders battling to transform healthcare at the highest levels of medicine, industry, government, and even the U.S. military.
Target Audience Note: Rated PG-13.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Medical care > United States.
Medical care > Corrupt practices > United States.
Health care reform > United States.
Health services administration > United States.
Health services administration > Corrupt practices > United States.
Pharmaceutical industry > United States.
Pharmaceutical industry > Corrupt practices > United States.
Patient advocacy > United States.

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