Kim Krisberg… as with many of our most pressing health problems, the roots have little do with what happens once you get inside a doctor’s office. In regard to the slowdown in amenable mortality improvements among older Americans, the authors write that the worrisome trend comes at a time when the “average U.S. family did not see increases in income, because health care expenditures consumed a greater share of families’ resources.” They conclude that the impact of U.S. health care is tied to access.
“These findings strengthen the case for reforms that will enable all Americans to receive timely and effective health care,” they wrote.
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