Infographic: 5 Ways the U.S. Healthcare System Is Broken

Friday, July 19th, 2013
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

Government deficits are driven almost entirely by healthcare costs, and U.S. healthcare costs per capita is exponentially higher than in other industrialized countries.

The Institute of Medicine estimates America loses $750 billion annually on unnecessary services, inefficient delivery of care, excessive administrative costs and other areas of wasteful spending, according to a new infographic from MBA Healthcare Management. This infographic also details issues with physician payment, lack of access to care, improper treatment of chronic conditions and the high rate of medical errors.

5 Ways the U.S. Healthcare System Is Broken

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