Richard Rathe, MD

Associate Professor of Family Medicine (ret.) and Medical Informatician

Archive for July, 2011

Sick Around the World (PBS Frontline)

Posted: Jul 29th, 2011 •• Category: Medicine

This is a great documentary from 2008 that explores how other wealthy countries deal with healthcare. The corespondent┬áT.R. Reid┬ávisits five capitalist countries that provide affordable, nearly universal coverage for their citizens. How do they do it? He observes that here in the US we have the British model for veterans, the Taiwanese model for seniors, […]