Health Care Reform

  • Aftershock: what to do when the doctor gives you–or someone you love–a devastating diagnosis. Jessie Gruman. 616.075 GRU
  • The American health care paradox: why spending more is getting us less. Elizabeth H. Bradley, Lauren A. Taylor. 362.109 BRA
  • American psychosis: how the federal government destroyed the mental illness treatment system. E. Fuller Torrey. 362.1968 TOR
  • America’s bitter pill: money, politics, backroom deals, and the fight to fix our broken healthcare system. Steven Brill. 362.109 BRI
  • The antidote: inside the world of new pharma. Barry Werth. 338.4761 WER
  • The battle over health care: what Obama’s reform means for America’s future. Rosemary Gibson, Janardan Prasad Singh. 368.42 GIB
  • The best care possible: a physician’s quest to transform care through the end of life. Ira Byock. 616.029 BYO, Large Type 616.029 BYO
  • Better: a surgeon’s notes on performance. Atul Gawande. 617 GAW
  • Bitter pills: inside the hazardous world of legal drugs. Stephen Fried. 615.5 FRI
  • The body hunters: testing new drugs on the world’s poorest patients. Sonia Shah. 362.1782 SHA
  • Born in the USA: how a broken maternity system must be fixed to put mothers and infants first. Marsden Wagner. 362.1982 WAG
  • Catastrophic care: how American health care killed my father–and how we can fix it. David Goldhill. 362.1042 GOL
  • Chasing medical miracles: the promise and perils of clinical trials. Alex O’Meara. 615.507 OME
  • The checklist manifesto: how to get things right. Atul Gawande. 610.28 GAW
  • The complete idiot’s guide to Social Security and Medicare. Lita Epstein. 368.43 EPS
  • Coronary: a true story of medicine gone awry. Stephen Klaidman. 362.1961 KLA
  • Critical condition: how health care in America became big business– and bad medicine. Donald L. Barlett, James B. Steele. 362.1 BAR
  • Critical decisions: how you and your doctor can make the right medical choices together. Peter A. Ubel. 610.696 UBE
  • Critical: what we can do about the health-care crisis. Tom Daschle. 362.1 DAS
  • Curing Medicare: a doctor’s view on how our health care system is failing older Americans and how we can fix it. Andy Lazris. 368.382 LAZ
  • Deadly spin: an insurance company insider speaks out on how corporate PR is killing health care and deceiving Americans. Wendell Potter. 362.1 POT
  • The decision tree: taking control of your health in the new era of personalized medicine. Thomas Goetz. 613 GOE
  • The doctor crisis: how physicians can, and must, lead the way to better health care. Jack Cochran, Charles Kenney. 362.1068 COC
  • Doctor, your patient will see you now: gaining the upper hand in your medical care. Steven Z. Kussin. 610.696 KUS
  • Doctored: the disillusionment of an American physician. Sandeep Jauhar. 610.92 JAU
  • The empowered patient: how to get the right diagnosis, buy the cheapest drugs, beat your insurance company, and get the best medical care every time. Elizabeth Cohen. 615.7051 COH
  • Empowering the patient: how to reduce the cost of healthcare and improve its quality. Glen E. Miller. 610.696 MIL
  • False hopes: why America’s quest for perfect health is a recipe for failure. Daniel Callahan. 362.1 CAL
  • Fresh medicine: how to fix reform and build a sustainable health care system. Philip Bredesen. 362.1 BRE
  • Generation Rx: how prescription drugs are altering American lives, minds, and bodies. Greg Critser. 615.1 CRI
  • Gesundheit!: bringing good health to you, the medical system, and society through physician service, complementary therapies, humor, and joy. Patch Adams. 362.1 ADA
  • Get what’s yours for Medicare: maximize your coverage, minimize your costs. Philip Moeller. 368.426 MOE, Large Type 368.426 MOE
  • Getting what we deserve: health and medical care in America. Alfred Sommer. 362.1 SOM
  • The gift of caring: saving our parents from the perils of modern healthcare. Marcy Cottrell Houle, Elizabeth Eckstrom. 362.1989 HOU
  • God’s hotel: a doctor, a hospital, and a pilgrimage to the heart of medicine. Victoria Sweet. 610.92 SWE
  • The good doctor: a father, a son, and the evolution of medical ethics. Barron H. Lerner. 174.2 LER
  • The healing of America: a global quest for better, cheaper, and fairer health care. T.R. Reid. 362.1 REI
  • Health care. 362.1 HEA
  • Health care on less than you think: the New York Times guide to getting affordable coverage. Fred Brock. 368.382 BRO
  • Health care: opposing viewpoints. 362.1 HEA
  • The health gap: the challenge of an unequal world. Michael Marmot. 362.1042 MAR
  • Health insurance resource manual: a guide for people with a chronic disease or disability. Dorothy E. Northrop, Stephen E. Cooper. 368.42 NOR
  • Healthcare, guaranteed: a simple, secure solution for America. Ezekiel J. Emanuel. 362.1 EMA
  • The healthy workplace: how to improve the well-being of your employees–and boost your company’s bottom line. Leigh Stringer. 658.382 STR
  • The heart of power: health and politics in the Oval Office. David Blumenthal, James A. Morone. 362.1 BLU
  • The hippocratic myth: why doctors are under pressure to ration care, practice politics, and compromise their promise to heal. M. Gregg Bloche. 362.1042 BLO
  • Hospital: man, woman, birth, death, infinity, plus red tape, bad behavior, money, God, and diversity, on steroids. Julie Salamon. 362.11 SAL
  • How doctors think. Jerome Groopman. 610.696 BRO
  • How to save your own life: the Savard system for managing–and controlling–your health care. Marie Savard. 610 SAV
  • How we do harm: a doctor breaks ranks about being sick in America. Otis Webb Brawley. 362.109 BRA
  • Howard Dean’s prescription for real healthcare reform: how we can achieve affordable medical care for every American and make our jobs safer. Howard Dean. 362.1 DEA
  • In the kingdom of the sick: a social history of chronic illness in America. Laurie Edwards. 362.196 EDW
  • Insurance for dummies. Jack Hungelmann. 368 HUN
  • Insuring national health care: the Canadian experience. Malcolm G. Taylor. 368.42 TAY
  • It’s enough to make you sick: the failure of American health care and a prescription for the cure. Jeffrey M. Lobosky. 362.1 LOB
  • Last rights: rescuing the end of life from the medical system. Stephen P. Kiernan. 179.7 KIE, Large Type 179.7 KIE
  • Less medicine, more health: 7 assumptions that drive too much medical care. Dr. H. Gilbert Welch. 362.1 WEL
  • The life you save: nine steps to finding the best medical care–and avoiding the worst. Patrick Malone. 362.1068 MAL
  • Losing Tim: how our health and education systems failed my son with schizophrenia. Paul Gionfriddo. 362.26 GIO
  • Making them pay: how to get the most from health insurance and managed care. Rhonda D. Orin. 368.382 ORI
  • Managed care beware: 5 steps you need to know to survive HMOs and get the care you deserve. Harvey M. Shapiro. 368.382 SHA
  • Marketplace medicine: the rise of the for-profit hospital chains. Dave Lindorff. 362.11 LIN
  • Mavericks, miracles, and medicine: the pioneers who risked their lives to bring medicine into the modern age. Julie M. Fenster. 610.92 FEN
  • Medicare. Tanya Feke. 368.426 FEK
  • Medicare for dummies. Patricia Barry. 368.426 BAR
  • Medicine: a history of healing: ancient traditions to modern practices. 610.9 MED
  • Money driven medicine: the real reason health care costs so much. Maggie Mahar. 362.1 MAH
  • The new health care system: everything you need to know. David Nather. 368.382 NAT
  • Our daily meds: how the pharmaceutical companies transformed themselves into slick marketing machines and hooked the nation on prescription drugs. Melody Petersen. 615.1 PET
  • Outsmarting managed care: a doctor shares his insider’s secrets to getting the health care you want. Bruce A. Barron. 362.1 BAR
  • Overtreated: why too much medicine is making us sicker and poorer. Shannon Brownlee. 362.1 BRO
  • The patient will see you now: the future of medicine is in your hands. Eric Topol. 610.285 TOP
  • The patient’s playbook: how to save your life and the lives of those you love. Leslie D. Michelson. 610.696 MIC
  • Pharmageddon. David Healy. 338.4761 HEA
  • Physical: an American checkup. James McManus. 362.1 MACM
  • Powerful medicines: the benefits, risks, and costs of prescription drugs. Jerry Avorn. 615.1 AVO
  • Predictive health: how we can reinvent medicine to extend our best years. Kenneth Brigham, Michael M.E. Johns. 362.1 BRI
  • Prepare to defend yourself: … how to navigate the healthcare system & escape with your life. Matthew Minson. 610.696 MIN
  • Prescription for a healthy nation: a new approach to improving our lives by fixing our everyday world. Tom Farley, Deborah A. Cohen. 362.1 FAR
  • Pushed: the painful truth about childbirth and modern maternity care. Jennifer Block. 362.1982 BLO
  • Reinventing American health care: how the Affordable Care Act will improve our terribly complex, blatantly unjust, outrageously expensive, grossly inefficient, error prone system. Ezekiel J. Emanuel. 362.1 EMA
  • Remedy and reaction: the peculiar American struggle over health care reform. Paul Starr. 362.1 STA
  • A second opinion: rescuing America’s health care: a plan for universal coverage serving patients over profit. Arnold S. Relman. 362.1 REL
  • Second opinions: stories of intuition and choice in a changing world of medicine. Jerome Groopman. 610 GRO
  • Sick: the untold story of America’s health care crisis– and the people who pay the price. Jonathan Cohn. 362.1 COH
  • Social security, medicare & government pensions: get the most out of your retirement & medical benefits. Joseph L. Matthews. 344.023 MAT
  • The take-charge patient: how you can get the best medical care. Martine Ehrenclou. 615.5071 EHR
  • Taking care of our own: a year in the life of a small hospital. Susan Garrett. 362.11 GAR
  • The treatment trap: how the overuse of medical care is wrecking your health and what you can do to prevent it. Rosemary Gibson, Janardan Prasad Singh. 362.1 GIB
  • The truth about the drug companies: how they deceive us and what to do about it. Marcia Angell. 338.436 ANG
  • Uninsured in America: life and death in the land of opportunity. Susan Starr Sered, Rushika Fernandopulle. 362.1 SER
  • Universal health care. 368.42 UNI
  • Where does it hurt?: an entrepreneur’s guide to fixing health care. Jonathan Bush. 362.1042 BUS
  • White coat, black hat: adventures on the dark side of medicine. Carl Elliott. 174.2 ELL
  • Why do men have nipples?: hundreds of questions you’d only ask a doctor after your third martini. Mark Leyner, Billy Goldberg. 610 LEY
  • Why our health matters. Andrew Weil. Large Type 362.1 WEI
  • Work of mercy: a picture history of hospitals. Grace Goldin. 362.11 GOL
  • Worried sick: a prescription for health in an overtreated America. Nortin M. Hadler. 362.1 HAD
  • You, the smart patient: an insider’s handbook for getting the best treatment. Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz. Large Type 610.696 ROI
  • Your child in the hospital: a practical guide for parents. Nancy Keene, Rachel Prentice. 362.1 KEE
  • Your critically ill child: life and death choices parents must face. Christopher Johnson. 362.1989 JOH

REFERENCE

  • The health care system. Barbara Wexler. R 300.7 REF
  • TheStreet.com ratings’ guide to health insurers: a quarterly compilation of health insurance company ratings and analyses.

FICTION

  • Critical. Robin Cook. Fic COO, Large Type Fic COO, CD Fic COO
  • Critical conditions. Stephen White. Fic WHI
  • The Delta factor. Thomas Locke. Rel. Fic LOC
  • The 5th horseman. James Patterson, Maxine Paetro. Fic PAT, CD Fic PAT
  • Harmful intent. Baine Kerr. Fic KER
  • Oxygen. Carol Wiley Cassella. Fic CAS, Large Type Fic CAS
  • So much for that. Lionel Shriver. Fic SHR
  • Willful neglect. Mary Morgan. Fic MOR

DVDS & VIDEOS

  • Critical condition. DVD 362.1
  • Doctored. DVD 362.1
  • East meets west: Oriental medicine and the future of healthcare in America. DVD 615.5
  • Escape fire: the fight to rescue American healthcare. DVD 362.1
  • John Q. DVD Drama J
  • Patch Adams. DVD Comedy P
  • Remaking American medicine health care for the 21st century. DVD 362.1
  • Rx for survival: a global health challenge. DVD 614.5
  • Sicko. DVD 362.1
  • The waiting room. DVD 362.18

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

  • The doctor & you. Diane Swanson. E 618.92 SWA
  • Hospital. John Malam. J 362.1 MAL