Project America illustrated the overall consumer’s average hospital cost in U.S. dollars per patient per day and per stay: Click on the chart below to see an enlarged, clearer chart. For additional information, click on Project America: Health Care: Hospitals: Cost per Patient.
The World Salaries Group compared general physician salaries in different countries. The net monthly income in the U.S. for a general physician was $8,189, in Taiwan, $5,388, in the U.K. $4,874, and in Japan, $4,685. To read the entire article, click on General Physician Salaries – International Comparison.
According to Gallup: “Americans may express a desire for changing the U.S. healthcare system but a perhaps surprisingly large number are content with the health insurance and health coverage they currently have.” To see Gallup’s entire article, click on Majority of Americans Satisfied With Their Healthcare Plans.
According to Robert J. Cihak, MD, and Merrill Matthews, Jr., PhD mentioned the following: “A recent flu epidemic in Toronto expanded the waiting times to see a family physician to five to six weeks.” “In Canada, 121 patients waiting for heart bypass surgery were removed from the waiting list because their condition had worsened to […Full Article]
Gordon H. Guyatt in Open Medicine in 2007 performed a study “to systematically review studies comparing health outcomes in the United States and Canada among patients treated for similar underlying medical conditions.” The findings: “available studies suggest that health outcomes may be superior in patients cared for in Canada versus the United States, but differences […Full Article]
The U.S. spends more on health care per capita than any other nation in the world, approximately 15.2% of GDP, according to the World Health Organization. To see the entire report, click on Global health indicators. Project America illustrated the overall consumer expenditures for public and private health care in the United States: Click on […Full Article]
Dr. Sara R. Collins in November of 2007 mentioned the following in her testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives: “With their high premiums and underwriting, individual insurance plans which cover just 6 percent of the under-65 population have proven to be an inadequate substitute for employer group coverage.” “More than two-thirds (67%) of adults […Full Article]