Sorry Kady, I don’t see any data that backs that claim at all, quite contrary actually.
John Whitling
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That’s a problem in general about health care statistics. They are hard to find, and almost all organizations compiling them have some skin in the game. There may not be another area which affects so many people where the old adage “statistics don’t lie, but liars use statistics” is so true.

That leaves us relying on organizations which publish methodologies, and hope they stick to them, and from which we derive what we can. For example:

13 of the top 30 in the US, and seven of the top 10.

Same if ranked by technology only. 15 of the top 30.

In virtually all these “worldwide ranking” studies — — US providers dominate. It is difficult to imagine it being argued that our ability to care for the public is not *at least* the equal of the best in the world, with that in mind.

But, whatever you think the quality of our care in the US is — — if you strip money out of it for the providers, quality will suffer.

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