Why America Doesn’t Have The Best Health System In The World Part XI

Aaron Carroll points out that while Americans love to brag about the high “survival rates of cherry-picked cancers and other aspects of the system that don’t relate to outcomes,” the truth is that our current health care model fails at keeping people from becoming sick or managing chronic conditions that can’t be solved with technologically advanced miracle procedures. That is, when compared to other nations, we aren’t very good at providing the kind of care that most people will actually come to rely upon — keeping serious conditions in check: