Book Discussion on Healthcare, Guaranteed

Ezekiel Emanuel talked about his book, Healthcare, Guaranteed: A Simple Secure Solution for America, published by PublicAffairs (May 26,… read more

Ezekiel Emanuel talked about his book, Healthcare, Guaranteed: A Simple Secure Solution for America, published by PublicAffairs (May 26, 2008). In the book he presents his plan to re-imagine the nation’s health care system. According to Dr. Ezekiel, the United States spent 2.1 trillion dollars on health care in 2007 yet 47 million Americans were uninsured. His proposal includes eliminating employer-health care and creating a independent program that grades insurance companies and health care plans. Dr. Emanuel responded to questions from audience members following his remarks.

Ezekiel Emanuel is the chair of the Department of Bioethics at the Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health. He is the author or co-author of several books, including No Margin, No Mission: Health-Care Organizations and the Quest for Ethical Excellence. Dr. Emanuel is the brother of Rahm Emanuel, President Barack Obama’s chief of staff. close

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Jan 24, 2009
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