Report: US High on Health Spending, Low on Health Outcomes

A report from the Commonwealth Fund found that despite the fact that the United States outranks other high-income countries on healthcare spending, US providers rank lower than those countries on health outcome measures such as life expectancy, chronic condition prevalence, and infant mortality. The report’s results are based on 2013 data, and the countries analyzed include Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, the...

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