Physician and writer Ricardo Nuila joins The Stacks to discuss The People’s Hospital: Hope and Peril in American Medicine, about Ben Taub county hospital in Houston, TX. Dr. Nuila breaks down the difference between public and private hospitals, how medical costs are calculated, and what individuals can do to help change the healthcare system. He also shares why he thinks we need both public and private care options.
The Stacks Book Club selection for July is Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. We will discuss the book on July 26th with Joel Christian Gill.
- The People’s Hospital by Ricardo Nuila
- Ben Taub Hospital (Houston, TX)
- Kathy Belden
- Kiese Laymon
- Jesmyn Ward
- Sidik Fofana
- National Health Service
- Terry Gross
- “Inside A Safety-Net Hospital That Treats The Poor And Uninsured” (Fresh Air)
- Matthew Desmond
- San Antonio Book Festival
- Evicted by Matthew Desmond
- LeBron James
- Poverty, by America by Matthew Desmond
- The Hospital by Jan de Hartog
- From Dawn to Decadence by Jacques Barzu
- The Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante
- Leo Tolstoy
- Antov Chekov
- Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
- The People’s Hospital by Ricardo Nuila (audiobook)
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