New York Times best-selling author T.R. Reid, a correspondent and reporter with NPR and PBS, will present a seminar based on his book, “The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care,” at 5 pm Monday, April 30, 2012 at AMN Healthcare, 12400 High Bluff Drive in San Diego.
T.R. Reid circled the globe (twice) to discover how the other free-market industrialized democracies provide health care of high quality for everybody, and that they spend far less on health care than the United States. The results led to the national best-seller and two documentaries for PBS Frontline.
Reid found out there were other options besides “socialized medicine” out there: many countries cover everybody with private doctors, hospitals and insurance companies. Japan, for example, has more for-profit hospitals and more private health insurance companies than the U.S., and has better health outcomes at less than half the cost.
Note: Space is limited and reservations for the three-hour session are required. The seminar fee is $25 before April 23. After April 23, the fee increases to $30.
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