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Author Magee, Mike, M.D, author.

Title Code blue : inside America's medical industrial complex / Mike Magee, MD.

Publication Info. New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    368.382 MAG    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
First edition.
Description viii, 422 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-403) and index.
Contents The constant gardner -- Intertwined -- Government steps in -- The war of science against disease -- Advocates -- The house of God -- Insuring complexity -- 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 -- The MIC : "tapeworm of American economic competitiveveness" -- Appendix: Timeline of Pfizers penalties and transgressions.
Note "Profit over health: the fascinating, infuriating story of how we built the world's most expensive, least equitable, health care system--and what we can do to fix it"--Cover.
Subject Medical economics -- United States.
Medical care -- United States.
Medical care -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
Health care reform -- United States.
Pharmaceutical industry -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
Health insurance -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
Added Title Inside America's medical industrial complex
ISBN 9780802129055 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0802129056 (hardcover ; alk. paper)

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