The quality gap : medicine's secret killer
Experts agree that poor medical practice and medical errors are the most costly element of the American healthcare system. Pulitzer Prize-winning journal Hedrick Smith examines New York's tough performance reports on doctors doing open-heart surgery; profiles a pioneering effort by a VA hospital in Kentucky to confront medical errors; and shows breakthrough quality improvement drives in northern New England and Utah.
Smith, Hedrick; Shaffer, Marc; Allan, Ariadne; Murdock, David
Hedrick Smith Productions; South Carolina Educational Television Network; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Documentary television programs
Science, Technology; Health, Family Studies; Medical errors -- United States; Physicians -- Malpractice -- United States; Medical care -- United States
North America; United States; New Jersey
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- Physical Description
49 minutes; color
Access condition: campus-only.
Correspondent, Hedrick Smith. Principal camera, Keith Walker, David Brown, Bill McMillin ; editors, Cliff Hackel ... [et al.] ; original music, Eric Kaye.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-089720; Fedora 2 PID: umd:10725; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/3200; Catalog Key: alephsys004129489; OCLC: ocn232149561
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