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!

 

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.