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Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won't Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care by Marty Makary MD

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Dr. Marty Makary is co-developer of the life-saving tick list outlined in Atul Gawandecff0478#three9;s highestpromoting The checklist Manifesto. As a hectic medical professional who has worked in a number of the highest hospitals in the country, he can testify to the superb energy of modern medication to cure. however hecff0478#three9;s also been a witness to a medical culture that robotically leaves surgical sponges inside sufferers, amputates the incorrect limbs, and overdoses children on account of sloppy handwriting. during the last ten years, neither error rates nor costs have come down, despite medical growth and efforts to reduce bills. Why? To sufferers, the healthcare system is a black box. docs and hospitals are unaccountable, and the lack of transparency leaves each bad medical professionals and systemic flaws unchecked. Patients want to recognize more of what healthcare workers recognize, so they are able to make knowledgeable alternatives. accountability in healthcare may expose dangerous medical professionals, praise just right efficiency, and drive positive modification countryally, the use of the power of the loose marketplace. Unaccountable is an impressive, no-nonsense, non-partisan analysis for therapeutic our hospitals and reforming our broken healthcare system.
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writer: Marty Makary MDwriter: Bloomsbury PressBinding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: 256

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