Ailing health system

McKinney, Maureen
October 2011
Modern Healthcare;10/24/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 43, p12
Trade Publication
This article discusses a report of the Commonwealth Fund regarding the performance of the U.S. healthcare system. The "Why Not the Best? Results from the National Scorecard on U.S. Health System Performance, 2011," report, which evaluates the health system's performance based on over 40 indicators, scored the country's health system 64 out of 100 against other U.S. top performers and other countries. The report's parameters include equity, efficiency and quality.


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