Want to save money on healthcare? In an article written by Dr. William Paul he discusses how investments in community wide prevention will save lives and save money in the long run. I think he brings up some really good points in this article. If we take the steps to prevent diseases such as diabetes we can save money on treating it later.
In the United States, our investment in health is huge, but our bottom line doesn’t look so great. We spend far more money on health than any other country — over $8,000 per person per year — but according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, life expectancy in the U.S. at birth ranks 27th of 34 OECD member nations. Our infant mortality rate ranks a dismal 31st.
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