Posts Tagged ‘life expectancy’

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. 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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