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(P)luck : Lessons we learned for improving healthcare and the world  Cover Image Book Book

(P)luck : Lessons we learned for improving healthcare and the world / Alfred Sadler and Blair Sadler.

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  • ISBN: 9781735873176
  • ISBN: 1735873179
  • Physical Description: xviii, 217 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Carmel : Silicon Valley Press, [2022].

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-197) and indexes.
Summary, etc.:
"Pluck brings together the spirit of courage, taking of roads-less-traveled, and living with a mindset focused on possibility that we can all call upon to improve everyday life. It inspires hope and collaboration, as well as meaningful change and actions.Alfred Sadler and Blair Sadler, a doctor and a lawyer, who are also twin brothers, worked together on the early laws concerning organ donation and the first heart transplants, the emergence of the physician assistant profession, the birth of bioethics, and the creation of emergency medicine including 9-1-1. In this compelling and stirring book, they take us on a fascinating journey through the National Institutes of Health, Yale University Medical School, The Hastings Center on Bioethics, and the RobertWood Johnson Foundation. In Pluck, the Sadlers recall being in rooms where major changes occurred that have had multi-generational and lifesaving impacts on our country's healthcare. They describe their roles in helping to lead and accelerate the pace andscale of needed change. The lessons they learned are enduring and relevant today. They share them, with the belief and confidence they will motivate people to constructive action. Whether you are interested in healthcare, environmental activism, criminaljustice reform, economic and racial equity, or education, transformation is possible with the help of the authors' 15 lessons for catalyzing change that conclude their enriching book"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Health care reform > United States.
Health services accessibility.
Medical care > United States.
Patients > United States.
Health insurance > United States.
Medical policy.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library 362.10425 SADLER 2022 (Text) 0001012491812 Nonfiction New Available -

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