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Title: Remaking American Medicine
Copy #: 1
Status: available
Duration: 4 hours, 0 minutes
Media: 1 DVD

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REMAKING AMERICAN MEDICINE is a four-part television series for PBS that follows pioneering individuals struggling to fix our broken health care system. PROGRAM 1 - SILENT KILLER profiles individuals who are committed to fixing a health care system that is estimated to kill up to 98,000 people a year. PROGRAM 2 - FIRST DO NO HARM focuses on efforts to eliminate hospital-acquired infections and medication errors. PROGRAM 3 - THE STEALTH EPIDEMIC looks at groundbreaking efforts to create effective chronic disease management programs. PROGRAM 4 - HAND IN HAND shows how a unique partnership between patients, families and providers is transforming a teaching hospital