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The idealistic HMO : can good care survive the market?

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Summary:Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hedrick Smith investigates Kaiser Permanente--the largest nonprofit HMO in the U.S.--and its social mission of lifetime care. Although it has pioneered improvements such as mass screening for colon cancer and special team care for patients with diabetes and HIV, Kaiser has also drawn fire for unpopular cost-cutting measures and for allegedly neglecting needy communities.
Contributor:Smith, Hedrick
Allan, Ariadne
Murdock, David
Shaffer, Marc
Creed, Bill
Provider:Hedrick Smith Productions
South Carolina Educational Television Network
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects: Kaiser-Permanente Medical Care Program
Health insurance -- United States
Managed care plans (Medical care) -- United States
Health maintenance organizations -- United States
Medical care, Cost of -- United States
Genre:Documentary television programs
Credits:Correspondent, Hedrick Smith. Producers, Ariadne Allan, David Murdock, Marc Shaffer ; editors, Bill Creed ... [et al.] ; writers, Hedrick Smith ... [et al.].
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Films@UM Browse terms:Health, Family Studies
Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
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