Understanding the Healthcare Machine

Understanding the Healthcare Machine

by Douglas A. Perednia
     
 

This is the eBook version of the printed book.

This Element is an excerpt from Overhauling America's Healthcare Machine: Stop the Bleeding and Save Trillions (9780132173254) by Douglas A. Perednia. Available in print and digital formats.

 

Understand how the colossal U.S. healthcare machine gobbles our wealth and destroys our

Overview

This is the eBook version of the printed book.

This Element is an excerpt from Overhauling America's Healthcare Machine: Stop the Bleeding and Save Trillions (9780132173254) by Douglas A. Perednia. Available in print and digital formats.

 

Understand how the colossal U.S. healthcare machine gobbles our wealth and destroys our competitiveness--without making us healthier.

 

Ever wonder how the world’s richest country can spend more than $2.5 trillion on healthcare annually, but still not cover more than 50 million of its citizens? Are you concerned that the huge, complex, open-ended healthcare reform law signed by President Obama didn’t solve anything and simply sets the stage for higher costs and more upheaval? If so, read on....

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132698245
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
02/28/2011
Series:
FT Press Delivers Elements
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
20
Sales rank:
887,974
File size:
356 KB

Meet the Author

Dr. Douglas A. Perednia has been a medical internist, dermatologist, medical informatics researcher, healthcare entrepreneur, and creator of several non-profits. In the 1990s, he was principal investigator on digital imaging and telecommunications research projects for the National Cancer Institute and National Library of Medicine, and founded the Telemedicine Research Center. Later, he founded Kietra Corporation to develop versatile, low-cost technologies to improve patient care and reduce overhead. In 2007, he created U.S. Healthcare Constitution.org, a non-profit dedicated to injecting non-partisan reason, dialogue, and the “big picture” into America’s healthcare debate.

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