First of all, we pay almost double of any other country for medical and health care, and yet we’re 30th or lower in our health indices. At the current rate we will spend 25 percent of our gross national product by 2025 and almost half of it by 2082 if we don’t change what we are doing. The baby boomers have started to turn 65, which means there’s a tsunami of chronic needs and illnesses coming down the pike.
We are standing on the train tracks with the train coming straight at us; yet we don’t seem to be able to move; even to save our lives. Continue reading “Challenges to Our Current Health Care System” »