Read T.R. Reid’s “The Healing of America” this summer


Aligning Forces for Quality – South Central PAhas teamed up with the Central PA library systems, as well asWITFto encourage residents to start discussing health care in our communities and ideas for making improvements.

There’s still time to join the Summer Movement! Read T.R. Reid’s “The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care.”

After reading the book, participate in a discussion using thisT.R. Reid Discussion Guideand complete a survey to be entered into the drawing.

Click here to take the survey.

All surveys must be submitted by August 30, 2013! You could win a chance to meet Reid himself! Scroll down for more information!

And, don’t miss T.R. Reid on witf!

  • Reid will be a guest onwitf89.5’sRadio Smart Talkhosted by Scott LaMar at 9 a.m. on Thursday, September 12, 2013.
  • He will also appear onSmart Talkhosted by Nell McCormack Abom onwitfTV 9 p.m. Thursday, September 12, 2013.

To help jump start the conversation, the public is being asked to participate inA Summer Reid– a special program that invites residents to visit local libraries to borrowThe Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care, written byNew York Timesbestselling author T. R. Reid and hold a discussion with their book clubs, friends, family members, co-workers and etc.


In the book, T.R. Reid explains the handling of health care in other countries, including France, Britain, Germany, Japan and others. He shares the details of his tour of successful, affordable universal health care systems. Using a plain-English explanation, T.R. Reid helps individuals understand the state of health care in the United States and around the world.

Individuals who read the book also have the chance to win a copy of the book, attend a private book signing with T.R. Reid and enjoy an invitation-only dinner hosted by Aligning Forces for Quality – South Central PA on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 to hear him speak. Thirty winners will be chosen.

Visit any of the following libraries to borrow the book and complete the survey.


Click hereto watch T.R. Reid’s PBS documentary, “The Good News in American Medicine.”