Nicks, Peter

The waiting room


Reference Type:
Audiovisual Material
Year:
2012
Length:
1 videodisc 4 3/4 in; widescreen; 82 min.; sd., col.
Notes/Description:
A character driven documentary film that uses extraordinary access to go behind the doors of an American public hospital struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients. The film offers a raw, intimate, and even uplifting look at how patients, staff caregivers each cope with disease, bureaucracy and hard choices. Originally released as a motion picture in 2012; Winner, San Francisco Film Critics Circle, Best documentary, 2012 ; San Francisco International Film Festival, Golden Gate award, Audience Award, 2012.
Keywords:
Delivery of Health Care
Hospitals
Emergency Service, Hospital
Collection:
Oley, PA