Bitter Pill

The United States of America is the only developed nation that does not guarantee decent healthcare to all of its citizens. When it comes to the wellbeing of its people, the wealthiest democracy in the world that is supposed to be by the people, of the people and for the people has failed to be for all the people of the nation. In spite of spending the highest for healthcare in the world, millions of Americans lack affordable, quality healthcare.

Healthcare in America is in critical condition, and deteriorating by the day. As filmmaker and brain surgeon Dr. Vivekanand Palavali dissects our country’s medical industry to diagnose the root cause that is destroying the healthcare delivery, he came across the deep-rooted cancer that is responsible for the illness.

As America desperately seeks the right prescription to cure the ailing field of medicine and provide affordable quality healthcare to all, it stands at the cross roads of two profound socioeconomic philosophical choices. The fundamental choice it has to make is the bitter pill. Unless the nation accepts that bitter medicine and chooses the right path, the present course is certain to lead American healthcare to a dead end.

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Bitter Pill – documentary film trailer from Vivek Palavali on Vimeo.