Frontline (1983– )
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Sick Around the World 

Given the problems facing the U.S. health care system, Frontline looks at other leading capitalist democracies to see how their health care systems operate and whether those systems could be adapted for reform in the United States.

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Jon Palfreman

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Ahmed Badat Ahmed Badat ... Himself - Shepherds Bush Medical Center
Tony Blair ... Himself - Prime Minister (archive footage)
Jeremy Cadle Jeremy Cadle ... Himself
Hongjen Chang Hongjen Chang ... Himself - Former President, Bureau of National Health Insurance
Tsung-Mei Cheng Tsung-Mei Cheng ... Herself - Princeton University
Hillary Clinton ... Herself - Democratic Presidential Candidate (archive footage) (as Hillary Rodham Clinton)
Pascal Couchepin Pascal Couchepin ... Himself - President - Swiss Confederation
Ruth Dreifuss Ruth Dreifuss ... Herself - Former President, Swiss Confederation
Detlev Ganten Detlev Ganten ... Himself - Chairman - Charite University Hospital - Berlin
Katie Haaser Katie Haaser ... Herself
Nigel Hawkes Nigel Hawkes ... Himself - Health Editor - The Times
Saito Hidero Saito Hidero ... Himself - President - Nagoya Central Hospital
William Hsiao William Hsiao ... Himself - Harvard School of Public Health
Naoki Ikegami Naoki Ikegami ... Himself - School of Medicine - Keio University
Hitoshi Kôno Hitoshi Kôno ... Himself - Director - Kono Medical Clinic
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Given the problems facing the U.S. health care system, Frontline looks at other leading capitalist democracies to see how their health care systems operate and whether those systems could be adapted for reform in the United States.

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Official Sites:

PBS [United States]

Release Date:

15 April 2008 (USA) See more »

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