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HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS 1 Healthcare System Comparison Teresa L. Lowrey Charter College Anchorage, Alaska AH2110 The Healthcare System Instructor: Nina Pustylnik 10/25/2018
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HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS 2 Introduction The United States has many technical advances that make other parts of the World look decades behind, however as advanced as we are, the United States healthcare system has many obstacles that make us look behind the rest of the industrialized nations. In this paper I will discuss the United States and one other industrialized nation and their health care systems. We will also look at three similar traits and three distinct comparisons of both countries.
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HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS 3 As the United States healthcare system joins other countries on the World stage, the comparisons are distinct, and the similarities are confirmation of the efficiency throughout the medical industry. The country of Sweden has many comparable differences that make the U.S. look like we are still in the early twentieth century with regards to the right to access and universal healthcare. While the U.S. still struggles with health insurance coverage for those who cannot afford it, Sweden’s government takes responsibility for medical care for all its citizens. By taxing their citizens 40% of their earned wages to pay for this luxury, Sweden has
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