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Medicine / Quality of Care #731671

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 25, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Findings of a RAND Corp. study on medical care in the US cited.

(New York: John McKenzie) The inadequacies in the American health care system featured; details given about the lack of a safety net for doctors, too many medications, the lack of medical cooperation, uniform record keeping & the measurement of quality. [RAND Health Elizabeth McGLYNN†- says these are the basics of medical care.] [Inst. for Health Care improvement Dr. Donald BERWICK - says the system is designed to fail because it is too complicated.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John
Duration:
00:02:30

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