Hurray for the NEW Health Care Plan?

We are modeling our new system after England and Canada….  Wow! Really?

 

A recent “Investor’s Business Daily” article provided very interesting statistics from a survey by the United Nations International Health Organization.

Percentage of men and women who survived a cancer five years after diagnosis:
U.S.         65%
England        46%
Canada         42%

Percentage of patients diagnosed with diabetes who received treatment within six months:
U.S.          93%
England        15%
Canada        43%

Percentage of seniors needing hip replacement who received it within six months:
U.S.            90%
England        15%
Canada        43%

Percentage referred to a medical specialist who see one within one month:
U.S.          77%
England        40%
Canada        43%

Number of MRI scanners (a prime diagnostic tool) per million people:
U.S.          71
England        14
Canada          18

Percentage of seniors (65+), with low income, who say they are in “excellent health”:
U.S.           12%
England          2%
Canada          6%
 

 

 


…..and according to Obama the US health care system is the worst in the world!