Posts Tagged ‘Healthcare ranking’

Infographic: The Failure of U.S. Healthcare Spending

March 5th, 2014 by Jackie Lyons

The average cost of a hospital stay in the United States is $15,734, according to a new infographic from BestNursingMasters.com. This is just one area of expense that contributes to the United States’ healthcare spending in comparison to other countries.

This infographic shows life expectancy versus healthcare spending, spending per capita, cost of developing new drugs, health risks that affect the United States and more.

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Infographic: U.S. Adults Are More Likely to Skip Care and Struggle with Medical Bills Than Adults in Peer Countries

December 5th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

In the past year, 37 percent of U.S. adults skipped care, according to a new infographic from the Commonwealth Fund, which summarizes the results of a survey of adults in 11 countries.

The infographic also outlines additional struggles in care, including out-of-pocket expenses and more.

U.S. Adults Are More Likely to Skip Care and Struggle with Medical Bills Than Adults in Peer Countries

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Infographic: U.S. Healthcare vs. the World

September 20th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

The United States spends more than two and a half times more on healthcare per person than most developed nations in the world, according to the World Health Organization.

The United States spends the most per capita on health at $8,233 compared to the lowest health expenditure, which is in Afghanistan at $44 per capita. This infographic shows how U.S. healthcare compares to 16 other countries around the globe in terms of health expenditure, life expectancy, health service availability, risk factors, health systems and more.

U.S. Healthcare vs. the World

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

July 19th, 2013 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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