COUNTY THE BOOK LIFE, DEATH AND POLITICS AT CHICAGO'S PUBLIC HOSPITAL

June 2011

Dr. David Ansell on The Tavis Smiley Show

The Tavis Smiley Show Interview aired on June 26, 2011.  Twenty-five years ago, Dr. David Ansell helped expose an appalling practice in Chicago: Private hospitals were routinely transferring uninsured patients—many of them unstable and dangerousl…

Dr. David Ansell on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross

'Life, Death And Politics' Treating Chicago's Uninsured   Interview aired on June 15, 2011. You can also read a chapter of the book on the Fresh Air's web page.   The first time Dr. David Ansell went into the men's room at Cook County Hospital in…

Dr. David Ansell on WBEZ (Public Radio) Eight Forty-Eight

Listen to Dr. David Ansell's interview by Gabriel Spitzer on WBEZ' Eight Forty-Eight This program aired on May 31, 2011.  WBEZ's Natalie Moore, Kristen McQueary and Ammad Omar recap the biggest news of May in the Month in Review. Then WBEZ's…

Dr. David Ansell on Fox Chicago News

U.S. Needs Public Hospitals: Dr. Ansell, Author of ‘County’ Updated: Friday, 10 Jun 2011, 8:43 AM CDTPublished : Friday, 10 Jun 2011, 8:43 AM CDT   FOX Chicago News   Stroger Hospital, the former Cook County Hospital, is one of the nation's …

The Chicago Tribune Reviews COUNTY, the Book

Cook County crucible shows perils of one health care system for the poor, one for the rich   Dr. David Ansell's chronicle of his early years at shuttered Cook County Hospital sheds light on horrors of two-tiered health care system that continue t…
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