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Author Perednia, Douglas A

Title Overhauling America's healthcare machine : stop the bleeding and save trillions / Douglas A. Perednia

Publ Info Upper Saddle River, N.J. : FT Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  RA412.3 .P47 2011    AVAILABLE  Cupola Society-Carolyn M. Hutchinson '83
 URI  RA412.3 .P47 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 369 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-357) and index
Contents The Nature of the Beast. Are we getting what we're paying for? -- Where does all of our money go? -- Into thin air -- The healthcare machine -- How and why they spin: inside key wheels -- Why the Machine is Breaking Down. Too many parts -- Sand in the gears -- Friction -- How to Fix It. Defining the desired outcome -- Overhauling payment for healthcare goods and services -- Dumping redundancy -- Blowing sand out of the system -- Lubricating points of friction -- Where does the money come from? -- The end of an era -- "Brief strategy B" from the federal guidelines regarding smokers who report that they are unwilling to quit
ISBN 9780132173254