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The Media Role in Health Care
By Deni Elliott, Wendy Conquest & Bob Drake

This is a thoughtful and disturbing examination of the role of the media in determining the allocation of precious healthcare resources. It profiles two very different cases in which patients and their advocates orchestrated media campaigns to solicit contributions to pay for bone marrow transplants.

27 minutes
© 1991
Purchase $99 VHS
Order No. QA-133
ISBN (VHS) 1-57295-133-8

"Adeptly raises several issues while focusing on the power of the press to tap resources that would otherwise remain unavailable. A very good discussion starter." Video Rating Guide

"Recommended!" Landers Media Reviews

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