Exposing the Twenty Medical Myths: Why Everything You Know about Health Care Is Wrong and How to Make It Right (Hardcover)

Exposing the Twenty Medical Myths: Why Everything You Know about Health Care Is Wrong and How to Make It Right By Arthur Garson, Ryan Holeywell Cover Image

Exposing the Twenty Medical Myths: Why Everything You Know about Health Care Is Wrong and How to Make It Right (Hardcover)

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Despite intense political focus and debate for the past 10 years, Americans remain deeply worried about the availability and affordability of health care for themselves and their families. In clear and accessible prose, journalist Ryan Holeywell and medical doctor and health policy expert Arthur Garson provide Americans with the tools we need to have an honest, unbiased view of the state of health care policy in America. By fact checking 20 enduring health care myths they move the debate beyond Obamacare v. repeal and replace and give citizens the tools they need to evaluate the major policy issues confronting our health care system.

Arthur "Tim" Garson is Director of the Health Policy Institute at the Texas Medical Center in Houston, which is the largest medical center in the world. He has been Dean of Medicine and Provost of the University of Virginia, President of the American College of Cardiology, Chair of the National Advisory Council of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and is an elected member of the National Academy of Science's National Academy of Medicine. He is the author of Health Care Half Truths: Too Many Myths, Not Enough Reality (R&L, 2007). Ryan Holeywell is Director of Communications at the Texas Medical Center and a former journalist for publications including the Houston Chronicle and Governing magazine. He has appeared on CNN, NPR and CNBC to discuss his work.

Product Details ISBN: 9781538131183
ISBN-10: 1538131188
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: October 22nd, 2019
Pages: 272
Language: English