Remaking American medicine : health care for the 21st century

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  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication
    • [Santa Barbara, Calif.] : Crosskeys Media ; [Arlington, Va.] : distributed by PBS Home Video, [2006]
    • ©2006
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videodisc (approximately 240 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
  • ISBNs 0793692733, 9780793692736
  • OCLC ocm75659204
  • Credits
    • Narrator, John Hockenberry
    • Produced by Crosskeys Media ; series producers Frank Christopher, Matthew Eisen, Marc Shaffer


  • Examines critical health care issues facing America today, including patient safety, medical and medication errors, hospital-acquired infections, family-centered care and the effective management of chronic disease. The program focuses on the advances being made in improving the quality of patient care and features profiles of providers and patients who are working together to change the way health care is provided in the United States.


  • Originally broadcast on PBS in October, 2006
  • DVD ; widescreen format ; region 1 encoding.
  • Closed captioned.


  • Silent killer / produced, written and directed by Marc Schaffer -- First do no harm / produced, written and directed by Marc Schaffer, Frank Christopher -- The stealth epidemic / produced, written and directed by Matthew Eisen -- Hand in hand / produced, written and directed by Frank Christopher
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