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Universal Laws of Health Care Systems

Written By: Jason Shafrin - Nov• 19•09

Economist Tsung-Mei Cheng has developed three Universal Laws of Health Care Systems.  These are:

  1. No matter how good the health care in a particular country, people will complain about it.
  2. No matter how much money is spent on health care, the doctors and hospitals will argue it is not enough.
  3. The last reform always failed.

Source: The Healing of America, p. 26-27.

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  1. […] systems are under increasing financial stress. He quotes the (somewhat tongue-in-cheek) “Universal Laws of Healthcare Systems” as articulated by economist Tsung-Mei […]

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