Hospital : man, woman, birth, death, infinity, plus red tape, bad behavior, money, God, and diversity on steroids

October 15, 2009

From the publisher:

A warts-and-all exploration of the struggles suffered and triumphs achieved by America’s health-care professionals, Hospital follows a year in the life of Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, which serves a diverse multicultural demographic. Unraveling the financial, ethical, technological, sociological, and cultural challenges encountered every day, bestselling author Julie Salamon tracks the individuals who make this complex hospital run—from doctors, patients, and administrators to nurses, ambulance drivers, cooks, and cleaners. Drawing on her skills as an award-winning interviewer, observer, and social critic, Salamon reveals the dynamic universe of small and large concerns and personalities that, taken together, determine the nature of care in America.

Hospital : man, woman, birth, death, infinity, plus red tape, bad behavior, money, God, and diversity on steroids / Julie Salamon.  New York : Penguin Press, 2008. xv, 363 p. ; 25 cm.

For more information on the availability of this title from the University of Toronto Libraries catalogue, click here.

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