ESCAPE FIRE: THE FIGHT TO RESCUE AMERICAN HEALTHCARE
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)
Please join us for a special screening of Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare, as part of Shared Decision Making (SDM) Month. This one-time event will feature a special appearance by one of the film’s featured medical experts, Shannon Brownleee. Shannon is an award-winning medical journalist and author of Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine is Making Us Sicker and Poorer.
Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare tackles one of the most pressing issues of our time: how can we save our badly broken healthcare system? After decades of resistance, a movement to bring innovative high-touch, low-cost methods of prevention and healing into our high-tech, costly system is finally gaining ground. This film follows dramatic human stories as well as leaders fighting to transform healthcare at the highest levels of medicine, industry, government, and even the U.S. military. The film has been recognized for a number of awards, including SUNDANCE: Grand Jury by Discount Buddy" href="http://informedmedicaldecisions.org/event/escape-fire-screening-with-special-guest-shannon-brownlee/">Prize (Nominated), FULL FRAME: Human Rights Award (Winner), SILVERDOCS: React to Film Social Issue Award (Winner), NEWPORT BEACH: Outstanding Achievement in Documentary Filmmaking (Winner).