Why U.S. spends so much on health care: Learn from world comparisons: American Medical Association

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Why U.S. spends so much on health care: Learn from world comparisons: American Medical Association

“The U.S. spends more on health care than any other country in the world, and the gap between American spending and that of comparable nations isn’t particularly close,” according to a keynote speech to the American Medical Association by Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute. The .pdf of his […]

Hospital Ratings Systems Share Few Common Scores And May Generate Confusion Instead Of Clarity

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Summary: Quality measurement is a hot topic in health care these days. There are many systems, and they tend to disagree. Now seven experts have published a paper in the influential “Health Affairs” journal’s March 2015 issue, titled: “National Hospital Ratings Systems Share Few Common Scores And May Generate Confusion Instead Of Clarity.” Click here […]