Blog PostFebruary 20, 2014

U.S. Health Care vs. the World

How heath care costs and services stack up among 16 nations

The debate about the future of our nation’s health care system and the Affordable Care Act’s role in that future is far from over. While it continues, it will be helpful to see the infographic below, compiled by the George Washington University online Master of Public Health program (MPH@GW) with the data from the World Health Organization (WHO)’s World Health Statistics 2013 report :

“(G)auging the success of these initiatives is hardly an exact science — but learning more about how other nations are grappling with similar challenges and possible impediments to the health of their respective populations might be a good place to start.”

US Health Care vs The World Infographic