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Report: U.S. Ranks Last Among 11 Countries for Health Care Quality
California Healthline

The U.S. health care system again ranked last among 11 western, industrialized nations, despite spending far more on health care per capita, according to a report from the Commonwealth Fund, the Washington Post’s To Your Health” reports (Bernstein, “To Your Health,” Washington Post, 6/16).

For the study, the researchers surveyed the health care systems of 11 countries. They analyzed 80 separate measures in each of those countries that related to five overall performance areas: