31 Oct 2009

FDL Book Salon Welcomes T. R. Reid, The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care

T.R. (Tom) Reid, the former Washington Post foreign correspondent whom I came to know and admire in the early 1990s when we were both stationed in Tokyo (I for the Chicago Tribune), is the ultimate medical tourist. Only, instead of looking for cheaper health care, he went looking for cheaper, more effective and universal health care systems.