In the Background

Grayson, Mary
August 2009
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Aug2009, Vol. 83 Issue 8, p4
Trade Publication
The author comments on the U.S. health care reform and how health care has remained a top story line for the media. She relates the role of storytelling in society. Some of the dominant themes of health care stories in the media include hospital billing and collections, medication mistakes, hospital-associated infections and patient safety. The author argues that these health care stories are compelling because real people are involved.


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