From my Alabama public tv station lineup this week is this American Healthcare doc. I don\’t know when it\’s playing in other locals but think it wil be worth a watch if you\’re interested in healthcare and econimics in the US.
Money And Medicine
Tuesday, September 25 at 7:00PM
Examine the medical, ethical and financial challenges of containing runaway healthcare spending. MONEY AND MEDICINE, in addition to illuminating the so-called waste and overtreatment that pervade our medical system, explores promising ways to reduce healthcare expenditures while improving the overall quality of medical care.The film also investigates the controversy surrounding diagnostic testing and screening, as well as the shocking treatment variations among patients undergoing an assortment of elective procedures.