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BALTIMORE, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mercy Medical Center has announced that “The Doctor Fix: A New Era of Modern Medicine,” a documentary in which Mercy staff are featured, will be air via public television stations nationwide, including Maryland Public Television. MPT will air the film on Sept. 17th, 8-9 a.m.

Producer Kate McMahon notes that “The Doctor Fix” explores America’s evolving healthcare system through interviews with patients, doctors, and others. “The Doctor Fix” is being distributed by the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA).

According to Mercy Health Services, Mercy Medical Center President and CEO Thomas R. Mullen, Mercy’s strategy continues to focus on bringing “patient-centered care” throughout Maryland, a strategy explored in the film.

“We have developed a network of primary and specialty care sites throughout the region, bringing Mercy quality care to more people while controlling costs and creating an environment where our medical staff can thrive,” Mr. Mullen said.

Press Release | Oregon Public Broadcasting

The Doctor Fix: A New Era Of Modern Medicine

OPB | Aug. 22, 2017 12:01 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 23, 2017 12:57 p.m.
THE DOCTOR FIX: A NEW ERA OF MODERN MEDICINE explores America’s evolving healthcare system. Through compelling scenes and in-depth interviews with patients, doctors, healthcare experts and stakeholders, this hour-long documentary reveals a profession in transition that impacts the lives of patients everywhere. THE DOCTOR FIX is being fed by NETA to public television stations on August 26, 2017.

THE DOCTOR FIX: A NEW ERA OF MODERN MEDICINE

It’s an important story that needs to be told; a look behind the scenes into the world of doctors that is rarely seen. The Doctor Fix explores America’s evolving healthcare system. Through compelling scenes and in-depth interviews with patients, doctors, healthcare experts and stakeholders, this hour-long documentary reveals a profession in transition that impacts the lives of patients everywhere.

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PBS stations nationwide are airing THE DOCTOR FIX: A NEW ERA of MODERN MEDICINE as part of their Fall 2017 programming schedule. Check the listings below for upcoming air dates, or view our event calendar for all air dates. Need help locating your local PBS station? Click here to find stations in your area.