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America’s health-care system is the most expensive in the world, and it continues to face large transformations. What should these transformation look like? How can the health-care system be improved to provide patient-focused care? Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel seeks to answer these questions by looking at success on all levels, from individual physicians to for-profit companies. In a time of great change in the American health-care system, Dr. Emanuel shines a bright, diagnostic light on the state of American health care and how it should be best structured to serve the American people.

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel is the former chief health policy advisor to the Obama administration, and the chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. His goal is to transform American health care into a system that provides higher-quality, lower-cost care.

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Ezekiel Emanuel

M.D., Ph.D., Former Chief Health Policy Advisor; Obama Administration; Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy; University of Pennsylvania; Author, Prescription for the Future: The Twelve Transformational Practices of Highly Effective Medical Organizations

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In Conversation with Barbara Marshman

Editorial Pages Editor, Mercury News