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For anyone following my articles, I hope it has come across that I am extremely frustrated with our system.  Much of that revolves around the incredibly high cost.  But that’s only part of the story… 

If we paid as much as we do and it resulted in a top-notch system, I think my frustration would be at levels that are more manageable.  However, the World Health Organization ranked our system 37th, meaning we sit just below Costa Rica and barely above Slovenia! Largely based on outcomes, this report speaks to a system that doesn’t put the patient first, where the few quality providers are largely out of reach to the masses, and one in which we often wind up worse off after we receive care than we were before. 

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