Unbiased Analysis of Today's Healthcare Issues

US Ranks Last

According to a Commonwealth Fund report examining the health care system of 11 countries, Americans receive the worst health care.  The report summarizes the findings as follows: The United States health care system is the most expensive in the world, but comparative analyses consistently show the U.S. underperforms relative to other countries on most dimensions of performance. […]

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Aviodable Mortality in 3 world cities: London vs. New York vs. Paris

A recent paper by Wesiz et al. (Eur J Pub Health 2008) attempts to compare mortality rates and avoidable mortality rates in the urban core of 3 world cities: London (Inner London); New York (Manhattan) and Paris. Mortality The authors find that Paris has the lowest mortality rates and New York has the highest mortality […]

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