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Jauhar, Sandeep

Summary: "A memoir-expose of the health-care system by a cardiologist and much-praised author"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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Chopra, Deepak

Summary: Traces the lives of the Chopra brothers from India to the United States, where they both excelled in healing, one as a world-renowned spiritual teacher, the other as a professor at Harvard Medical School.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harvest/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 CHOPRA, DEEPAK & SANJIV CHO

Porter, Michael E.

Summary: "Health care in the United States and other nations is on a collision course with patient needs and economic reality. Rising costs, mounting quality problems, and increasing numbers of citizens without health insurance are unacceptable--and unsustainable. In Redefining Health Care, Michael E. Porter and Elizabeth Olmstead Teisberg set forth a new vision of the health care system in which every...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business School Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1068 POR

Topol, Eric J.

Summary: "In The Patient Will See You Now, Eric Topol, one of the nation's top physicians, examines what he calls medicine's Gutenberg moment--much as the printing press took learning out of the hands of a priestly class, the internet is doing the same for medicine, giving us unprecedented control over our healthcare. With smartphones in hand, we are no longer beholden to an impersonal and paternalistic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 610.285 TOP

Bush, Jonathan

Summary: "Jonathan Bush of athenahealth leads readers through the underbelly of American health care, which has missed the customer service revolution of the past two decades, while reflecting on his own journey from ambulance driver to CEO of one of the nation'sfastest growing tech companies. He offers a vision and plan for disrupting the current system and pushes to restore the sanctity of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1 BUS

Magee, Mike

Contents: The constant gardner -- Intertwined -- Government steps in -- The war of science against disease -- Advocates -- The house of God -- Insurance -- Masters of manipulation -- Equal parts politics and science -- Strange bedfellows : health care, politics, and the Christian Right -- Nigeria, CROS, and research biases -- Viagra : "everything that rises must converge" -- New rules -- Time to deal --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Cochran, Jack

Summary: "In our nation's effort to improve health care quality, access and affordability, the doctor crisis is routinely overlooked. More than 80 percent of doctors say that the medical profession is "in decline." Three in five would like to quit. Kaiser Permanente, one of the world's leading health care providers, is an object lesson in the complex and frustrating challenges facing so many health care...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1068 COC

Percy, Jennifer.

Summary: A report on the long-lasting effects of war on individual and national psyches shares the experiences of veterans working through post-traumatic stress disorder at a Christian rehabilitation camp.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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Summary: The 2016 election of Donald J. Trump exposed a deep divide in American politics and culture, one that pollsters and pundits didn't seem to realize was there. But Trump did, and he used it to his advantage in ways that surprised nearly everyone, even those who voted for him. Perhaps the biggest question on many people's minds is how, exactly, did a crass, unrepentant reality TV star and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.933 DAN

Moeller, Philip

Summary: "A coauthor of the New York Times bestselling guide to Social Security Get What's Yours authors an essential companion to explain Medicare, the nation's other major benefit for older Americans. Learn how to maximize your health coverage and save money. Social Security provides the bulk of most retirees' income and Medicare guarantees them affordable health insurance. But few people know what...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 368 MOE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 368 MOE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 368 MOE

Emanuel, Ezekiel J.

Summary: "Health care is the largest employer in America, one of the largest perceived drains on the budget of the Federal government, a system with the capacity to bankrupt entire state economies, and one of the areas of personal expenditure that gives individual American citizens most financial anxiety. It matters like almost no other dimension of the government and private sector. Yet the system is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1 EMA

Goldhill, David.

Summary: "A visionary and completely original investigation that will change the way we think about health care: how and why it is failing, why expanding insurance coverage will only make things worse, and how it can be transformed into a transparent, affordable,successful system. In 2007, David Goldhill's father died from a series of infections acquired in a well-regarded New York hospital. The bill...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1 GOL

Blackman, Josh.

Summary: " This inside story of the legal challenge to Obamacare from a conservative constitutional lawyer involved in the movement is a brilliant mixture of legal, political, and media intrigue capped by a truly consequential Supreme Court decision"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 344.7302 BLA

Walls, Jeannette.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Journalist Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary and their four children lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary painted...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.82 WAL

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WALLS, JEANNETTE WAL

Ross, Betsy McCaughey

Summary: "[The author] dissects the 2,572-page health law and lays out how it will affect your family's health and finances, your relationships with your doctor, and even your tax bill ... in plain English"--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1 ROS

Stupak, Bart

Summary: Bart Stupak, a nine-term Democratic Congressman from Michigan's First District, brought two unshakable principles with him to Capitol Hill in 1992: a firm belief in the sanctity of life, and the conviction that health care was a right for all Americans and not a privilege for the fortunate few. Studies indicating that 45,000 Americans died needlessly every year for lack of access to health care...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Covenant Books, Inc. 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.6 STU

Summary: America's frenzied debate over government health insurance has eclipsed another, no less challenging, national health care crisis-the plight of people with serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This Fred Friendly Seminar sheds light on barriers to treatment, ethical and legal dilemmas, and fragmented social policies that are creating a nightmare for families, filling...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Byock, Ira.

Summary: A palliative care doctor on the front lines of hospital care illuminates one of the most important and controversial ethical issues of our time on his quest to transform care through the end of life. It is harder to die in this country than ever before. Statistics show that the vast majority of Americans would prefer to die at home, yet many of us spend our last days fearful and in pain in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.02 BYO

Steel, Danielle

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The story of two World War II concentration camp survivors, the life they build together, and the son who faces struggles of his own as a first generation American determined to be his own person and achieve success.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STE

Smith, Fran

Summary: "There's a quiet revolution happening in the way we die. More than 1.5 million Americans a year die in hospice care-nearly 44 percent of all deaths-and a vast industry has sprung up to meet the growing demand. Once viewed as a New Age indulgence, hospiceis now a $14 billion business and one of the most successful segments in health care. Changing the Way We Die, by award-winning journalists...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pgw 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.02 SMI

Summary: How did the Earth transform from a hot ball of molten rock and metal into the planet that we call home? How did our continents and oceans grow? Where did our great mountain ranges come from? The geological processes that have shaped our world have also influenced the way humans have populated the planet. From the Great Lakes to Iceland, the San Andreas Fault to Krakatoa, this series reveals the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arts and Entertainment Network 2009

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HOW

Hustad, Megan.

Summary: "A memoir about the author's Evangelical upbringing and how it's impacted her life as an adult"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HUSTAD, MEGAN HUS

Summary: This film is the first feature-length documentary about how health care professionals actively implemented and covered up the tortures in Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo and the CIA Black Sites. The film shows how the torture of detainees could not continue without the assistance of these American doctors. The little-known story is told by military, legal and medical experts and portrayed through staged...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shelter Island 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DOC

Bruce, Victoria

Summary: The story of one citizen's fight to preserve a US stake in the future of clean energy and the elements essential to high tech industries and national defense.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 BRU