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The Resource Sick around the world, written by Jon Palfreman and T.R. Reid ; produced and directed by Jon Palfreman, (videorecording)

Sick around the world, written by Jon Palfreman and T.R. Reid ; produced and directed by Jon Palfreman, (videorecording)

Label
Sick around the world
Title
Sick around the world
Statement of responsibility
written by Jon Palfreman and T.R. Reid ; produced and directed by Jon Palfreman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Four in five Americans say the U.S. health-care system needs "fundamental" change. Can the U.S. learn anything from the rest of the world about how to run a health-care system, or are these nations so culturally different from us that their solutions would simply not be acceptable to Americans? FRONTLINE correspondent T.R. Reid examines first-hand the health-care systems of other advanced capitalist democracies -- UK, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, and Taiwan -- to see what tried and tested ideas might help us reform our broken health-care system."--Frontline web site
Member of
Cataloging source
NLM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Edited by Jon Neuburger ; correspondent, T.R. Reid
Date time place
Originally broadcast as segments of the television program Frontline on April 15, 2008
Dewey number
362.10973
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
  • RA393
  • RA393
LC item number
  • .S53 2008
  • .S53 2008
NLM call number
  • 2008 AV-0222
  • W 74.1
Runtime
60
Technique
live action
Label
Sick around the world, written by Jon Palfreman and T.R. Reid ; produced and directed by Jon Palfreman, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Frontline co-production with the Palfreman Film Group ; FRONTLINE is a production of WGBH Boston, which is solely responsible for its content."--Credits
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
1. Great Britain: a leader in preventive medicine -- 2. Japan: universal coverage, no gatekeepers -- 3. Germany: a popular largely market-based system -- 4. Taiwan: a new system they copied from others -- 5. Switzerland: its former system resembled ours
Control code
230824328
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Isbn
9780793694570
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887009584
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FRL62611
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)230824328
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sick around the world, written by Jon Palfreman and T.R. Reid ; produced and directed by Jon Palfreman, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
"A Frontline co-production with the Palfreman Film Group ; FRONTLINE is a production of WGBH Boston, which is solely responsible for its content."--Credits
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
1. Great Britain: a leader in preventive medicine -- 2. Japan: universal coverage, no gatekeepers -- 3. Germany: a popular largely market-based system -- 4. Taiwan: a new system they copied from others -- 5. Switzerland: its former system resembled ours
Control code
230824328
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Isbn
9780793694570
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887009584
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FRL62611
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)230824328
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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