Code Blue

Inside America's Medical Industrial Complex
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Author(s): Mike Magee
Original Publish Date: Jun 04, 2019
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (14.00 hours)
Product Number: Z100149183
Released: Jun 04, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781977318664
Narrator/s: Michael Butler Murray
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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How has the United States, with more resources than any nation, developed a healthcare system that delivers much poorer results, at near double the cost of any other developed country-such that legendary seer Warren Buffett calls the Medical Industrial Complex "the tapeworm of American economic competitiveness"? Mike Magee, MD, who worked for years inside the Medical Industrial Complex administering a hospital and then as a senior executive at the giant pharmaceutical company Pfizer, has spent the last decade deconstructing the complex, often shocking rise of, and connectivity between, the pillars of our health system-Big Pharma, insurance companies, hospitals, the American Medical Association, and anyone affiliated with them. With an eye first and foremost on the bottom line rather than on the nation's health, each sector has for decades embraced cure over care, aiming to conquer disease rather than concentrate on the cultural and social factors that determine health. This decision Magee calls the "original sin" of our health system. Code Blue is a riveting, character-driven narrative that draws back the curtain on the giant industry that consumes one out of every five American dollars.

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Author(s): Mike Magee
Product Number EB00773960
Released: Oct 15, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780802146878

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