Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Tag: healthcare spending

Unnecessary Medical Care: More Common Than You Might Think

FromĀ NPR: A recent report by the Washington Health Alliance has helped to quantify the epidemic of medical overtreatment and healthcare waste. "What the group found...

Why the U.S. Spends More Than Other Nations on Health Care

FromĀ The New York Times: StudiesĀ point to a simple reason for the nation'sĀ rising expenditure on health care: the high cost of medical services and procedures. Article...

Putting Profits Ahead of Patients

FromĀ The New York Review of Books: In her bookĀ An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back, Elisabeth...

Staggering Levels of Health Spending in U.S.

From theĀ Center for Health Journalism: In 2015, the U.S. spent a staggering $3.2 trillion on health care.Ā This budget is often spent ineffectively; our spending...

Mental Health Treatments Top List of US Healthcare Spending

According to new research, the United States spends over 200 billion annually on treatment and hospitalization for mental health issues, exceeding spending on heart...