Marty Makary Cancelled

This author has cancelled their attendance with the Festival.

Michael B. Lloyd

Appearing Courtesy of University of Arizona BIO5 Institute

Marty Makary, M.D., M.P.H., is a surgeon and professor of health policy at Johns Hopkins University and the author of the New York Times bestseller "Unaccountable." His current book, "The Price We Pay,takes an urgent look at America's broken health care system and the people who are saving it. An influential voice for physicians in The Wall Street Journal and USA Today, he was the lead author of the articles introducing a surgical checklist later adopted by the World Health Organization (WHO), and has published extensively on health care costs, vulnerable populations and quality science. He served in leadership at the WHO Safe Surgery Saves Lives project and has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

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The Price We Pay: What Broke American Health Care - and How to Fix It
Science / Medicine / Technology
Bloomsbury Publishing
September 2019
ISBN 9781635574111
304 pages
$28.00, INSTORE
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Unaccountable comes an eye-opening, timely, urgent critique of America's broken health care system. More/less

Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won't Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care
Science / Medicine / Technology
Bloomsbury Publishing
October 2015
ISBN 9781608198382
256 pages
$18.00, INSTORE
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