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  • Employment: Neither Quality Nor Quantity [View article]
    We need smart health care expenditures, which we are not getting at 16-17% of our GDP. We don't need defensive medicine and lawyers pumping costs into the system to no effect. Why can Europe and other industrialized democracies get health care at 8-9 % GDP. They live longer and express greater satisfaction in their health care delivery than Americans. Great Business Week article on this topic in 11/12/2007 issue.Lets get unhooked from China and produce automobile, green energy and great health care technology jobs.

    On Nov 08 04:47 AM sticktoitiveness wrote:

    > I'm not sure I agree about your dislike of adding health services
    > jobs. If you want lower costs and have the capacity to handle the
    > largest generation getting old and needing more healthcare, you need
    > more healthcare workers (not more bureaucracy). These people are
    > more likely to recognize warning signs in themselves and family,
    > getting them to the doctor sooner and decreasing costs.
    Nov 8, 2009. 01:06 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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