Funded! This project was successfully funded on September 17, 2012.

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    Your voice gets added to the cry for a safer, more responsive and affordable health care system. It counts!

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    A download of the introduction of the book. Includes lessons learned following my father's death in the hospital and a look at how IKEA's approach to affordable, satisfying, democratic design has made them an international powerhouse. Plus my tip list from the back of the book on how to partner with caregivers and stay safe in the hospital.

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    A digital download of the book. Yay! You'll have the rewards above plus the whole book.

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    A signed, personally inscribed copy of "If IKEA Designed Health Care: 9 Ways It Would Partner With Patients" shipped anywhere in the United States (international backers please add $20.) Bless you!

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    Knowledge plus the tools to use it. A download of the tip list described above, plus one Patient Pod (www.thepatientpod.com), a device I created that clips on the bed rail and gives a patient three things no hospital can: a face, a voice, and a space all their own to put their stuff. You tell me the name you want inscribed in the personal message I'll insert into the photo display area. International backers please add $20.

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    Mensch level. 5 signed, personally inscribed copies of "If IKEA Designed Health Care: 9 Ways It Would Partner With Patients" (International backers please add $30.)

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    Maven level. Share with 5 forward-thinking friends. Five inscribed copies of the book, and five Patient Pods (www.thepatientpod.com) with personalized messages, shipped to any one address in the United States. (International backers please add $40)

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    CHANGE THE WORLD level! A lively, eye-opening, interactive presentation on how to have a good hospital experience, with a book signing, anywhere in the continental United States. You will change your attendees' thinking and empower them with knowledge!

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