Catastrophic Care: Why Everything We Think We Know about Health Care Is Wrong

Catastrophic Care: Why Everything We Think We Know about Health Care Is Wrong

David Goldhill


In 2007 David Goldhill’s father died from infections bought in a well-regarded ny clinic. The invoice, for a number of hundred thousand cash, used to be paid by way of Medicare. Angered, Goldhill grew to become made up our minds to appreciate the way it was once attainable that well-trained group of workers outfitted with world-class applied sciences may be answerable for such inexcusable carelessness—and how a company that failed so miserably may perhaps nonetheless be rewarded with complete payment. 

Catastrophic Care is the eye-opening consequence. In it Goldhill explodes the parable that Medicare and insurance could make care more affordable and increase our well-being, and indicates how efforts to reform the process, together with the reasonable Care Act, will do not anything to handle the waste of the wellbeing and fitness care undefined, which at present expenses the rustic approximately $2.5 trillion every year and within which an envisioned 200,000 american citizens die every year from preventable error. Catastrophic Care proposes a very new strategy, person who will switch how you take into consideration certainly one of our such a lot urgent nationwide problems.

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