Quality, Efficiency Must Be Top Considerations In Working Toward Universal Health Care
Bloomberg Businessweek: Why Universal Health Care Is No Cure-All
Charles Kenny, senior fellow at the Center for Global Development
“…While the call for universal health care in every country is now the official stance of the World Health Organization, attempts to meet that goal have often seen limited returns. The overwhelming focus on quantity of care is ignoring a massive problem with quality and efficiency. Unless that’s addressed, a lot of money will be spent on expanding access — with little impact…” (12/8).
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