U.S. leads in health care spending, but not in health

Americans average fewer doctor visits and shorter hospital stays than residents of other industrialized nations but spend the most on health care, according to a Commonwealth Fund report. Expensive drugs, medical services and technologies drive costs higher, the researchers say. The U.S. also fails "to effectively manage these chronic conditions that make up an increasing share of the disease burden," senior study author David Squires said.

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