Remote Area Medical

PREMIUM

Unrated 20132013-10-18T00:00:00 2015-07-31T00:00:00 80 minsPT1H20M PREMIUM

Synopsis During the U.S. debate about healthcare reform, the media--reporters and news crews and filmmakers--failed to put a human face on what it means to not have access to healthcare. Remote Area Medical fills that gap--it is a film about people, not policy. Focusing on a single three-day clinic held in the Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, Remote Area Medical affords us an insider's perspective on the ebb and flow of the event--from the tense 3:30 a.m. ticket distribution that determines who gets seen to the routine check-ups that take dramatic turns for the worse, to the risky means to which some patients resort for pain relief. We meet a doctor who also drives an 18-wheeler, a denture maker who moonlights as a jeweler, and the organization's founder, Stan Brock, who first imagined Remote Area Medical while living as a cowboy in the Amazon rainforest, hundreds of miles from the nearest doctor. But it is the extraordinary stories of the patients, desperate for medical attention, that create a lasting impression about the state of modern health care in America.

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