Elizabeth Rozenthal @ Common Dreams - I recently returned from a visit of several days to an alternate universe: Canadian health care.
As a physician who has practiced in the United States for 44 years, I have experienced many aspects of our health care system, including its terrible inequities.
Although some Americans get very good health care, there are many who get little or none. Then there are others who get too much: tests, procedures and drugs that they don’t need. The whole system is fragmented, chaotic, inefficient and terribly expensive. We are not getting good value for our enormous expenditure on health care. Read more.