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Gawande Speaks

Atul Gawande, demonstrating admirable but frustrating reticence, decided to avoid the interview circuit in the immediate aftermath of his tremendous article on health-care spending. But he's finally broken his silence, chatting with Terry Gross over at NPR. You can listen here.

By Ezra Klein  |  June 18, 2009; 4:44 PM ET
 
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Argh! Can't there be a law that all links to video and audio have to have an accompanying transcript? First, listening to people talk is way too slow and I can read faster. Second, playing sound in the office is kind of rude.

Posted by: dal20402 | June 18, 2009 4:48 PM | Report abuse

He also appeared on Tom Ashbrook's On Point:

http://www.onpointradio.org/2009/06/costly-care-in-a-texas-town

Will Gawande's article be "The Jungle" of health reform? His interviews suggest that excess commercialization is at the root of the problem. But the article itself is strangely agnostic on current debates over financing.

Posted by: pasqualefrank | June 18, 2009 5:14 PM | Report abuse

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