Post by Helen Dagner on Mar 16, 2014 3:08:57 GMT -5
Read This Before Your Next Test, Treatment, or Health Procedure bad american health care system This surprising new study by the Mayo Clinic found that between 40% and 78% of tests, treatments, and procedures are of no value, and may already have been deemed harmful by clinical studies. New proof why it's so important to do your own due diligence... (Not Available yet)Between 40 and 78 percent of US medical treatments and procedures are of no benefit or harmful Story at-a-glance:
Between 40 and 78 percent of the testing, treatments and procedures you receive today are of no benefit, and many have already been deemed harmful by clinical studies.
According to a new study, medical experts have implemented 146 “reversals” in the past decade, meaning course changes on specific medical practices; reversals are common across all medical specialties.
The US earned a failing grade on nearly every benchmark in a survey comparing the opinions and experiences of people from seven different countries about their respective health care systems.
America spends more on health care than the next 10 biggest spenders combined, yet ranks last in health and mortality among 17 developed nations; we hold the top rating in one category, however: medical waste.
America’s health care system compares unfavorably in coordination of care, prevention of chronic disease, medical errors, accessibility and affordability, and patients’ satisfaction with their doctors and care. ***404 - File or directory not found. The resource you are looking for might have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable.