George W. Bush: The US has "the best health care system in the world."
Rudy Giuliani: The US provides "the best medical care in the world."
Ellen Nolte and C. Martin McKee,
Health Affairs, The Public Journal of the Health Sphere
27, no. 1. (2008) 58-71:The United States ranks last among 19 industrialized nations on preventing deaths by assuring access to effective health care, report researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
More than 100,000 lives per year could be spared if U.S. performance equaled the top-ranked countries on effective health-care measures: France, Japan, and Australia.
Thursday, January 24, 2008
The Wonderful Health Care in the U.S.
Posted by David Appell at 1/24/2008 06:30:00 PM