I don't buy the WHO's health rankings for one moment. When oil sheiks and other extremely wealthy types stop coming here for their treatments, I may worry a bit.<quoted text>
Doctors are overtreating and overdiagnosing for one of two reasons - to protect their own butts or just because they can and get more money.
According to the World Health Organization's ranking of the world's health systems last produced in 2000, the United States came it at 37 just behind Costa Rica!!
We have obviously mistaken quality health care for expensive procedures and expensive medication - of which both are many times totally unnecessary.
We're digging ourselves in a hole of ever increasing costs of expensive and unnecessary health care without even realizing it. Obamacare will not solve the real crisis of unaffordable and unnecessary health care.
What other country with our variety of people and 320 million of us ranks ahead of us?
How many of the world's diseased and lame do liberaLS FORCE US TO TAKE IN AND CARE FOR?