Why the Healthcare Machine is Broken by Douglas A. Perednia

Why the Healthcare Machine is Broken

byDouglas A. Perednia

Kobo ebook | February 28, 2011

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This Element is an excerpt from Overhauling America's Healthcare Machine: Stop the Bleeding and Save Trillions (9780132173254) by Douglas A. Perednia. Available in print and digital formats.


How to start simplifying the U.S. healthcare system — so it will work better, cost less, and keep us healthier


One guiding principle for building efficient, stable systems is to simplify. No engineer would build a machine with more parts than required–especially moving parts that stress the entire machine simply by existing. Why does our healthcare system have so many parts? Which are most troublesome? How can they be removed–or if they can’t be removed, how might we mitigate their impact?

Title:Why the Healthcare Machine is BrokenFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 28, 2011Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0132724588

ISBN - 13:9780132724586