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Daily Watch, A Crucial Vote On American Health Care
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in Daily Watch (United Kingdom: The Economist, 2017), 2 mins
A “no” vote on the American Health Care Act would be a blow to the Trump administration whose policy agenda is stalling. But a "yes" vote would not be the end of the matter.
in Daily Watch (United Kingdom: The Economist, 2017), 2 mins
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My Wonderful Life as a Vegetable
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directed by Lars Feldballe, fl. 2002; produced by Lars Feldballe, fl. 2002 (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2012), 59 mins
My Wonderful Life as a Vegetable shares the story Birger Bergmann and his zeal for life. After developing the incurable degenerative neurological disease amyotrophic lateral schlerosis—also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease—Birger became fiercely determined to educate other ALS patients and their families. He's pu...
directed by Lars Feldballe, fl. 2002; produced by Lars Feldballe, fl. 2002 (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2012), 59 mins
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Uncovered
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directed by Roger Weisberg and Dave Grabias; produced by Dave Grabias and Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 19 mins
Uncovered puts a human face on America's health care crisis by chronicling the harrowing struggles of the Nazaretyan family to care for their disabled children without insurance. George and Narine Nazaretyan's twin babies were born three months prematurely and remained in the neonatal intensive care unit for fifte...
directed by Roger Weisberg and Dave Grabias; produced by Dave Grabias and Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 19 mins
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Pennsylvania Hospitals Test 'Warranty' on Patient Care March 30, 2009
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presented by Betty Ann Bowser; produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2009), 10 mins
The Geisinger hospital system in Pennsylvania has developed a new approach to health care management, including a 90-day 'warranty' on certain procedures. Betty Ann Bowser reports.
presented by Betty Ann Bowser; produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2009), 10 mins
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To Live is Better Than to Die
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directed by Weijun Chen, fl. 2007; produced by Weijun Chen, fl. 2007 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 25 mins
This is a heartbreaking story from Wenlou, a small village in central China, where 60% of the villagers are infected with HIV. There are at least 250,000 people in seven provinces in central China who were infected as a result of a blood donor program in the early nineties. Impoverished peasants sold their blood t...
directed by Weijun Chen, fl. 2007; produced by Weijun Chen, fl. 2007 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 25 mins
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What's Ailing Medicine?: With Walter Cronkite
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directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 1 hour 8 mins
What's Ailing Medicine examines the shortcomings of medical care in America and the prospects for finding a cures as the nation debates a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reform our health care system. How can we provide health care for the 37 million Americans who currently lack insurance? How can we provide p...
directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 1 hour 8 mins
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Borderline Medicine
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directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 1 hour 1 mins
With the U.S. struggling to control soaring health care costs and 37 million Americans not covered by health insurance, the Canadian system of national health insurance looks attractive. This documentary takes a close look at how health care is delivered on both sides of the border. The film begins by comparing pr...
directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 1 hour 1 mins
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Who Lives, Who Dies: Rationing Health Care
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directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 58 mins
This powerful documentary shows that despite America's extraordinary medical resources, our health care system is failing a large part of the population. One out of six Americans has no coverage and cannot afford basic care. They must rely on public clinics whose funding is shrinking. We see a woman with a maligna...
directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 58 mins
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Health Care on The Critical List
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directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1985), 59 mins
Although America spends close to 11% of its Gross National Product on health care, many people, particularly the poor, receive inadequate attention. This timely documentary asks: Can we contain the rising cost of medical care? If not, how will we decide who will receive ever-precious medical care? Will we deny our...
directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1985), 59 mins
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