Season 8, Episode 26
Sure, medical progress has been astounding. But today the U.S. spends more on healthcare than any other country, with so-so outcomes. Atul Gawande — cancer surgeon, public-health researcher, and best-selling author — has some simple ideas for treating a painfully complex system.
To find out more, check out the podcast from which this hour was drawn: “The Most Ambitious Thing Humans Have Ever Attempted.”