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What Are a Hospital’s Costs? Utah System Is Trying to Learn

What Are a Hospital’s Costs? Utah System Is Trying to Learn | Healthcare Debate | Scoop.it
Most businesses know the cost of everything that goes into producing what they sell — essential information for setting prices. Medicine is different.
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Hate to Break it To You Walt - It's Pretty Bad in Canada Too

Hate to Break it To You Walt - It's Pretty Bad in Canada Too | Healthcare Debate | Scoop.it
Healthcare in Canada is anything but free. The average Canadian family of two parents with two children (similar to Walt's family in the drama) pays approximately $11,320 in taxes for hospital and physician care through the country's tax system, in addition to the cost of private insurance for things like dental care and outpatient prescription drugs.
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Swedish healthcare: all you need to know - The Local

Swedish healthcare: all you need to know - The Local | Healthcare Debate | Scoop.it
Sweden is a comparatively expensive place to live compared to the rest of Europe, but it delivers an exceptional standard of living. Expats too are entitled to receive the same healthcare, education, and welfare benefits as the native population.
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Doctors Debate Universal Health Care: Pros and Cons From the Experts

Doctors Debate Universal Health Care: Pros and Cons From the Experts | Healthcare Debate | Scoop.it
American doctors argue their opinions on universal health care/healthcare: Is it socialized medicine or a compassionate, necessary program? Get the facts and learn the issues from the United States health-care professionals themselves.
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Swiss health care: A model that works : swiss : Search SunNews Video Gallery

Swiss health care: A model that works : swiss : Search SunNews Video Gallery | Healthcare Debate | Scoop.it
Watch the latest on-air news and political coverage, as well as in-depth feature stories from the Sun News Network.
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U.S. and Canadian Health Care Have More In Common Than You Think

U.S. and Canadian Health Care Have More In Common Than You Think | Healthcare Debate | Scoop.it
As in the U.S., there's much soul searching about whether the country is getting as much bang for the bucks it spends. Does the quality of care match the country's outlay? A number of studies, including the latest international comparison from The Commonwealth Fund, show that Canada and the U.S. both fall down on several dimensions of care.
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Canadian patients wait longest to see family doctors

Canadian patients wait longest to see family doctors | Healthcare Debate | Scoop.it
Canada ranks last among 11 OECD countries in a new survey in terms of how quickly people can get in to see their regular family physicians, showing "where a person lives does matter," says the Health Council of Canada.
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INFOGRAPHIC: The Most Efficient Health Care In The World

INFOGRAPHIC: The Most Efficient Health Care In The World | Healthcare Debate | Scoop.it
As supporters and opponents of the Affordable Care Act debate the best way to overhaul a clearly broken health care system, it's perhaps helpful to put American medicine in a global perspective.
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Time for 2-tier health care: Calgary economist - Calgary - CBC News

Time for 2-tier health care: Calgary economist - Calgary - CBC News | Healthcare Debate | Scoop.it
Canada's health-care system would be more sustainable if wealthy Canadians were free to pay for their own privately insured medical services, said a noted University of Calgary economist.
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Right to Health Care ProCon.org

Right to Health Care ProCon.org | Healthcare Debate | Scoop.it
Should all Americans have the right (be entitled) to health care? Pros and Cons of right to health care.
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Pros & Cons of Free Universal Health Care

Pros & Cons of Free Universal Health Care | Healthcare Debate | Scoop.it
Pros Cons of Free Universal Health Care. Americans are becoming increasingly confused about universal health care and if it is even a plausible solution to a broken health care system.
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Is single-payer (government-funded) free universal health care a good idea?

Is single-payer (government-funded) free universal health care a good idea? | Healthcare Debate | Scoop.it
Debate about whether or not single-payer, government funded, free universal health care is a good idea. Learn how such a system works.
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