MPR News Presents for September 13, 2013
Sep 13, 2013 Hospital Room Wikimedia Commons Guests T.R. Reid: Longtime Washington Post reporter, author and documentary film producer. Author of ""The Healing of America." PBS Frontline made two documentaries, "Sick Around the World" and "India--A Second Opinion" following Reid as he did the reporting for that book. T. R. Reid has made documentary films for National Geographic Television, PBS, and the A&E Network. His latest film, "U.S. Health Care: The Good News" premiered on the national PBS network in 2012 John Hockenberry: Journalist and host of PRI's "The Takeaway." Moderator of the Mayo Clinic "Transform 2013" symposium. Susan Mazer and Dallas Smith: Internationally known concert artists and composers, Susan Mazer and Dallas Smith have pioneered the intentional use of music in institutional and health care environments, acknowledging that the sound environment is the most oppressive, the most invasive, and the most relentless component of the institutional experience, Mazer and Smith, wife and husband, have developed training and implementation programs to condition the institutional setting.
Founders of Healing Healthcare Systems, Inc., the CARE channel is a 24-hour audio/visual program offering music to patients and staff.
From the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation's "Transform 2013" symposium: Opening session remarks by T.R. Reid about the best and worst of the health care systems around the world, some health care inspiration from moderator John Hockenberry, and two musicians play and discuss the role of music in health care.