Episode 133



6 February 2023

38 mins 21 secs

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About this Episode

✓ Koja je veza između zdravstvene potrošnje i ishoda?
✓ Ko plaća najveće bolničke račune?
✓ Zašto treba zabraniti automobile?

Episode Links

  • US still has the worst, most expensive health care of any high-income country | Ars Technica — Americans spend an exorbitant amount of money on health care and have for years. As a country, the US spends more on health care than any other high-income country in the world—on the basis of both per-person costs and a share of gross domestic product. Yet, you wouldn't know it from looking at major health metrics in years past; the US has relatively abysmal health. And, if anything, the COVID-19 pandemic only exacerbated the US health care system's failures relative to its peers, according to a new analysis by the Commonwealth Fund.
  • U.S. Health Care from a Global Perspective, 2022 | Commonwealth Fund — Health care spending, both per person and as a share of GDP, continues to be far higher in the United States than in other high-income countries. Yet the U.S. is the only country that doesn’t have universal health coverage.