U.S. Health Care System Ranked Last on List of Developed Nations

June 17, 2014 2:46 PM

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Analysts with the Commonwealth Fund, a New York-based foundation focused on improving health care, have released its latest list comparing the health care systems of developed nations. After taking into account several factors, such as cost and level of care, the report ranked the United States dead last out of a list of 11.

"Although the U.S. spends more on health care than any other country and has the highest proportion of specialist physicians, survey findings indicate that from the patients' perspective, and based on outcome indicators, the performance of American health care is severely lacking," the report conclu...

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