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US Health Care: The Good News – PREVIEW

Airing February 16, 2012 at 9pm EST on PBS. Check your local listings.

One small community in the Colorado oil patch near the Utah border delivers the highest value for the money health care in the United States and in the proces covers nearly everyone in town. How do they do it? Could other communities do it too?

Correspondant T.R. Reid confers with the authors of the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care and learns that there are huge variations in health care spending across the US.

Travelling coast to coast, he finds doctors and hospitals that are working hard to provide excellent health care at reasonable cost.

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  1. In Seattle, this interesting-looking documentary airs on KCTS channel 9 at noon Friday, February 24 and then Sunday, February 26 at 3:00 pm.

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