Study: Poor Healthcare in U.S. Shortens American Lives

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Americans spend twice as much on healthcare as residents of other developed countries but get lower quality and less efficiency.

Americans die sooner than citizens of a dozen other developed nations and the usual suspects — obesity, traffic accidents and a high murder rate — are not to blame, researchers reported on Thursday.

 

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Your Health in 2020 – Patients Will Become Empowered Participants

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Bosch’s Health Buddy telemedicine system

Put aside the politics and the heated rhetoric. On this point we can all agree: Health care in the U.S. is fragmented at best. Inefficiencies abound. Stakeholders rarely communicate. Tasks better suited to computers are completed by hand. Providers have little time and incentive to adopt new technologies, many of which significantly change established workflows and often lead to fewer reimbursable visits.

 

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