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Looking at healthcare in China as compared to US.

February 18, 2021 · No Comments · Health Care Systems, Uncategorized

China has risen to global stardom in the last few decades. Its economy is increasing in capacity and is estimated to surpass the US and be the world’s largest economy in the next couple of years. They have successfully lifted a considerable percentage of the population out of poverty through economic reforms starting in 1978.  […]

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HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS- CANADA OR UNITED STATES – WHICH IS BETTER?

February 18, 2021 · No Comments · Health Care Systems, Uncategorized

Healthcare system we always talked about. It’s always been a hot topic for discussion and diabetes. What is health care..? Health care is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, recovery, or curve of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in people. The definition looks like it’s a […]

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Health Care Systems: Too Far to Reach?

February 15, 2021 · 1 Comment · Health Care Systems, Uncategorized

Health systems comprise of people, institutions, and resources to meet the health needs of populations. With a robust adjusted health system’ that seeks to meet the needs of different individuals, countries can focus on prevention, diagnosis, treatment, disease control, violence prevention, and improving individuals’ physical or mental health needs. Countries with efficient and effective access […]

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Competition of the 21st Century: United States vs. Germany – Which Healthcare System Is Superior?

February 15, 2021 · 1 Comment · Health Care Systems, Uncategorized

In the past year, our world experienced something that many would have never thought would ever occur…a global pandemic. The Coronavirus or as some would like to abbreviate it as COVID-19, became an enemy of the world and with that has caused strain on healthcare systems and economies on numerous countries across the globe (Peter […]

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Similarities and Differences Between the Health Systems in Australia & USA

February 15, 2021 · 1 Comment · Health Care Systems, Uncategorized

           Australia and the United States are two very different countries. They are far away from each other, have contrasting fauna and flora, differ immensely by population, and have vastly different healthcare systems. The United States has a population of 331 million people, compared to Australia’s population of 25.5 million people. […]

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The U.S. Healthcare System vs. Japan

February 15, 2021 · 2 Comments · Health Care Systems, Uncategorized

What’s the DL on the US Healthcare system? The United States is known as the most powerful country in the world according to usnews.com and businessinsider.com. The question however is not about how powerful the country is in terms of its strength or firepower, rather about its healthcare. Where does the US healthcare system rank? […]

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Beyond K-Pop: A Glimpse at South Korea’s Healthcare System

February 15, 2021 · No Comments · Health Care Systems, Uncategorized

Over the past two decades, South Korean pop culture has grown in prominence to become a significant driver of global culture. Whether you have listened to K-pop on your local radio station (BTS, Black Pink, IU, Crush, and LeeHi are a few of my favorites), watched a K-drama on Netflix (too many good ones to […]

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The U.S. Healthcare System: A Brief Overview and Comparison

February 15, 2021 · No Comments · Health Care Systems, Uncategorized

Everyone knows that the United States is a first world country, but does a first world country forget to prioritize healthcare? The United States is a democracy with a commercial economy, laws set in place, and a high standard of living. Other countries with lower incomes and less stable democracies often look at us, the […]

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United States vs UK’s Health System

February 14, 2021 · No Comments · Health Care Systems, Uncategorized

       The US has some of the worst health outcomes and the highest healthcare cost in comparison to other countries. As one of the most technologic and industrialized countries in the world, the US should have one of the highest life expectancies. Instead, the US is a leading country in suicide rates, chronic […]

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Is Socialized Medicine as Bad as it Sounds?

February 12, 2021 · No Comments · Health Care Systems, Uncategorized

Many Americans immediately assume the worst when they hear the words “Socialized Medicine”. Americans are fed horror stories about how individuals in countries that have socialized medicine have to wait months or even years to see a doctor or how the treatments they are seeking aren’t even available in those countries. With little knowledge of […]

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