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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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Emergency! A Critical Situation
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directed by Tahani Rached, fl. 1980-2009; produced by Éric Michel, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1999), 52 mins
Overcrowding. Budget cuts. Massive layoffs and early retirement. After years of cutbacks and restructuring, how is our health-care system holding up? To find out, director Tahani Rached takes us to the emergency room for an inside look at the working lives of men and women who deal with the fallout every single da...
directed by Tahani Rached, fl. 1980-2009; produced by Éric Michel, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1999), 52 mins
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Hospital - An Unhealthy Business
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directed by Catherine Marciniak, fl. 2001-2010 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1997), 57 mins
Hospital - An Unhealthy Business is the story of an institution challenged to reconcile its mission to serve the public with the economic reality of limited finance. This documentary examines the inner sanctums of an institution wrestling with key survival issues at a time of profound change. It weaves together th...
directed by Catherine Marciniak, fl. 2001-2010 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1997), 57 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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Horizon, Doctors to Be (1986)
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produced by Edward Briffa, in Horizon (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1986), 54 mins
In a unique project, Horizon will follow a group of medical students into the next century. From this group will come the surgeons, cardiologists and general practitioners of the future.
produced by Edward Briffa, in Horizon (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1986), 54 mins
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Managing Our Miracles: Health Care in America, Battered Child, Battered Trust
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directed by David Atwood, fl. 1968-1986; produced by Betty Miller, 1925-2004 and Martha Elliott, fl. 1986, in Managing Our Miracles: Health Care in America (New York, NY: Ruth Friendly, 1986), 58 mins
This panel discussion explores the dilemmas of treating victims and perpetrators of child abuse.
directed by David Atwood, fl. 1968-1986; produced by Betty Miller, 1925-2004 and Martha Elliott, fl. 1986, in Managing Our Miracles: Health Care in America (New York, NY: Ruth Friendly, 1986), 58 mins
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Managing Our Miracles: Health Care in America, Malpractice
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directed by David Atwood, fl. 1968-1986; produced by Martha Elliott, fl. 1986 and Betsy Miller, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, in Managing Our Miracles: Health Care in America (New York, NY: Ruth Friendly, 1986), 58 mins
Explores the meaning of medical malpractice to doctors, patients, and their attorneys.
directed by David Atwood, fl. 1968-1986; produced by Martha Elliott, fl. 1986 and Betsy Miller, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, in Managing Our Miracles: Health Care in America (New York, NY: Ruth Friendly, 1986), 58 mins
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Managing Our Miracles: Health Care in America, The Business of Medicine
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directed by Hugh Downing, fl. 1984; produced by Martha Elliott, fl. 1986 and Betsy Miller, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, in Managing Our Miracles: Health Care in America (New York, NY: Ruth Friendly, 1986), 58 mins
This panel discusses the dilemmas of dealing with the problem of health care costs.
directed by Hugh Downing, fl. 1984; produced by Martha Elliott, fl. 1986 and Betsy Miller, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, in Managing Our Miracles: Health Care in America (New York, NY: Ruth Friendly, 1986), 58 mins
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