Saturday, April 28, 2012

What we have to look forward to with ObamaCare

A recent "Investor's Business Daily" article provided very interesting statistics from a survey by the United Nations International Health Organization.

Percentage of men and women who survived a cancer five years after diagnosis:
             U.S.                    65%
             England              46%
             Canada               42%
Percentage of patients diagnosed with diabetes who received treatment within six months:
             U.S.                     93%
             England              15%
             Canada               43%
Percentage of seniors needing hip replacement who received it within six months:
             U.S.                     90%
             England              15%
             Canada               43%
Percentage referred to a medical specialist who see one within one month:
             U.S.                     77%
             England              40%
             Canada               43%
Number of MRI scanners (a prime diagnostic tool) per million people:
             U.S.                     71
             England             14
             Canada              18
Percentage of seniors (65+), with low income, who say they are in "excellent health":
             U.S.                    12%
             England               2%
             Canada               6%
And now for the last statistic:
            National Health Insurance?
             U.S.                     NO
             England            YES
             Canada             YES

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