Posts Tagged ‘U.S. healthcare quality’

Infographic: America’s Health (Dis)Advantage

April 29th, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

While the United States spent $2.6 trillion on healthcare in 2010 — more than any other country in the world — Americans live shorter lives and experience more injuries and illnesses than people in similar high-income countries, according to the National Academy of Sciences.

An infographic created by the web site, Best Master of Science in Nursing Degrees, explores the United States’ health (dis)advantage.

America's Health (Dis)Advantage

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Infographic: The Impact of Poor Health

February 13th, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

The United States spends more money than any other country on healthcare, but still ranks nearly last among industrialized nations in life expectancy and infant mortality.

A new infographic by Solstice Medicine compares life expectancy and infant mortality rates, as well as the contrast between healthcare spending and achievement.

The Impact of Poor Health

Source: Solstice Medicine

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