premieres Oct 5, 2006 at 10:00 PM.

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REMAKING AMERICAN MEDICINE is a four-part television series for PBS that follows pioneering individuals struggling to fix our broken health care system.

PROGRAM 1 - SILENT KILLER profiles individuals who are committed to fixing a health care system that is estimated to kill up to 98,000 people a year.

PROGRAM 2 - FIRST DO NO HARM focuses on efforts to eliminate hospital-acquired infections and medication errors.

PROGRAM 3 - THE STEALTH EPIDEMIC looks at groundbreaking efforts to create effective chronic disease management programs.

PROGRAM 4 - HAND IN HAND shows how a unique partnership between patients, families and providers is transforming a teaching hospital.

REMAKING AMERICAN MEDICINE is being produced by the award-winning media company, Crosskeys Media, who have also created a more in-depth patient- and family-centered care resource website at

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Remaking American Medicine (DVD)