Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care

Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care

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Dr. Marty Makary is co-developer of the life-saving checklist outlined in Atul Gawande's bestselling The Checklist Manifesto. As a busy surgeon who has worked in many of the best hospitals in the nation, he can testify to the amazing power of modern medicine to cure. But he's also been a witness to a medical culture that routinely leaves surgical sponges inside patients, amputates the wrong limbs, and overdoses children because of sloppy handwriting. Over the last… (more)

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In "Unaccountable," Marty Makary offers a searing indictment from the inside, arguing that the modern health-care industry, unlike almost every other, doesn't disclose its performance or pricing practices to the public and keeps under wraps information about mistakes and substandard quality.

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Press (September 18, 2012)

Format: EPUB

File size: 2.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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