Animated Video: Health of the Healthcare System

Animated Video: Health of the Healthcare System

An Educational Video

Written and produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation, Health of the Healthcare System is a diagnostic look at the state of our healthcare system. How does the U.S. healthcare system compare to health systems of other high-income countries, and how has it fared over time? Kaiser Health News and former-NPR reporter, Julie Rovner, takes us […]

Cardiovascular disease and stroke are the first and fourth leading causes of death in the United States, and U.S. mortality from circulatory system diseases is relatively high compared to similarly wealthy OECD countries. Yet, a recent study reveals that hospitalizations …

The federal government devotes significant resources toward the education and training of physicians, primarily through the Medicare program. Graduate medical education (GME) programs currently receive guaranteed federal financing totaling over $15 billion each year, which is used to finance the …

The patient-centered medical home model emphasizes physician and hospital coordination, with the goal of improving the quality and efficiency of health care, as well as improving the patient’s experience of receiving care. This model has received endorsements from professional associations …