International Comparisons

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Over the past half-century, the U.S. has seen sizable improvements in both mortality and disease burden due to cardiovascular disease, along with recent signs of improvement in the quality of care provided to heart disease patients. Cardiovascular disease — which …

Despite having significantly higher health spending than comparably wealthy and sizable countries, the U.S. lags behind other countries in several measures of health outcomes, with worse life expectancy, mortality, and disease burden rates. Some of this cross-national difference in health …

Although Medicare provides Americans over the age of 65 with nearly universal health insurance coverage, seniors in the U.S. nevertheless face more cost-related access problems than elderly adults in other industrialized countries, according to a recent study.

An international survey …