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Ezekiel J. Emanuel - Which Country Has the World's Best Health Care?

16.06.2020
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Ezekiel J. Emanuel - Which Country Has the World's Best Health Care? – in conversation with David Leonhardt

The US spends more than any other nation, nearly $4 trillion, on healthcare. Yet, for all that expense, the US is not ranked #1-not even close. In Which Country Has the World's Best Healthcare? Ezekiel Emanuel profiles 11 of the world's healthcare systems in pursuit of the best or at least where excellence can be found. Using a unique comparative structure, the book allows healthcare professionals, patients, and policymakers alike to know which systems perform well, and why, and which face endemic problems. From Taiwan to Germany, Australia to Switzerland, the most inventive healthcare providers tackle a global set of challenges-in pursuit of the best healthcare in the world.

Ezekiel J. Emanuel is the Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, the Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor, and Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a breast oncologist and author of several books, including Healthcare Guaranteedand Reinventing American Healthcare.

David Leonhardt is a writer for The New York Times. He writes "The Morning" newsletter every weekday and also contributes to the Sunday Review section.

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