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Prescription for Change (Part III) #841753

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 17, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) This week's special series entitled "Prescription for Change: Fixing America's Health Care" re-introduced.

(Salt Lake City, Utah: Bill Weir) One doctor's solution to health care by using a universal guidelines approach to patient care presented; details & statistics given about this system; scenes shown from the Inter Mountain Health Care system in Utah, which has a huge data base of patient records. [Surgeon/statistician Dr. Brent JAMES - says physicians mis-estimate the truth 20-50 percent; states the goal is to make it easier to do it right.] [In hospital, mother Maridyn† WEATHERLY†- comments.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Further coverage of this series on other ABC shows outlined on screen.

Gibson, Charles;
Weir, Bill

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