Archive for the ‘preventable deaths’ Category

France is healthcare leader, US comes dead last

January 9, 2008

WASHINGTON (AFP) – France is tops, and the United States dead last, in providing timely and effective healthcare to its citizens, according to a survey Tuesday of preventable deaths in 19 industrialized countries.

The study by the Commonwealth Fund and published in the January/February issue of the journal Health Affairs measured developed countries’ effectiveness at providing timely and effective healthcare.

The study, entitled “Measuring the Health of Nations: Updating an Earlier Analysis,” was written by researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. It looked at death rates….

Read the rest:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20080108/ts_alt_afp/ushealthfrancemortality;_
ylt=AgrM_z7dz7ZFsNZ0BL0WOI2s0NUE

Advertisements