TITLE

coverage and costs: lessons learned from the U.K. health system

AUTHOR(S)
Bang, Derek A.
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Nov2010, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the public health care system in Great Britain (GB) and the important lessons that healthcare executives may learn from it and apply it in the U.S. It states that GB spends a smaller percentage of its gross domestic product (GDP) for health care compared to the U.S. It notes the increase in healthcare cost and public dissatisfaction with the medical care system in GB. It adds that learning from GB's experience, the U.S. need to focus more on the value of care delivered.
ACCESSION #
55327861

 

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