August 3, 2006
Study Challenges Widely Cited Measures Used to Compare Health Care Systems
"The two most commonly cited measures of a health care system are misleading, concludes a new policy analysis paper from the National Center for Public Policy Research.
"When comparing health care systems across the world, pundits and the media often use the statistics of life expectancy and infant mortality. Neither of those measures tells us much about the efficacy of a health care system," said David Hogberg, senior policy analyst at the National Center, and author of the study."
TrackBack URL for this entry:
Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Study Challenges Widely Cited Measures Used to Compare Health Care Systems: