Essay on Healthcare System Vs. Healthcare

1006 Words Apr 14th, 2016 null Page
Ever since the invention of modern medicine, providers have tried to find a system in which people receive fair medical services such as healthcare in order to keep peoples overall well-being intact. Now, with this being said, almost every democratic and developed country in the world provides some kind of universal healthcare society. According to Merriam Webster, healthcare is “… the maintaining and restoration of health by the treatment and prevention of disease especially by trained and licensed professionals (as in medicine, dentistry, clinical psychology, and public health).” But the quality is what really differentiates good healthcare system from not so good healthcare system. This paper compares different countries healthcare system and how the provision, system, and finally cost of healthcare affects Americans and Canadians prosperity.
According to Brief History of Quality Movement in US Healthcare, “the degree to which health services for individuals and populations increase the likelihood of desired health outcomes and are consistent with current professional knowledge” (Marjoua, Bozic 266).Ever since healthcare coverage became more sophisticated around the 1990’s we have seen a higher cost for being healthy in the U.S. Nevertheless, throughout history there were many attempts to provide new plans toward the improvement of healthcare reforms. Before the implementation of The Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (ACA) or more commonly known as Obamacare,…

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