New Episode of “Prescriptions for Health Reform” Available At BlueCrossFoundation.org
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
AUGUST 7, 2009 — Journalist Julie Salamon, who spent a year shadowing employees at
Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn for her book Hospital: Man, Woman, Birth, Death Infinity.
Plus Red Tape, Bad Behavior, Money, God, and Diversity on Steriods, talks about the business
pressures on hospitals and how they impact the delivery of care, the complexity of running a 700-
bed facility, and the need for community-based services.