Doctor Hotspot

July 26, 2011 / 13m

Season 2011: Episode 17

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New Yorker writer and FRONTLINE correspondent Atul Gawande reports on a doctor in Camden, N.J., who actually seeks out the community’s sickest — and most expensive — patients. Dr. Jeffrey Brenner and his team are pioneering a practice called “hotspotting,” in which medical care is focused on the hardest-to-treat to improve their health and dramatically reduce costs. [Explore more content on the original website for Doctor Hotspot.]

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