The LA Times reports that the U.S. spends more on healthcare than other countries with similar economic status, yet its health outcomes are worse in many ways.
There are some excellent graphs highlighting the prevailing evidence.
It’s interesting to note how the UK compares with other OECD countries. Once the UK had the gold standard in public healthcare when it introduced the NHS. But now, apart from the US, the UK has the worst outcomes, in particular in important areas like cancer treatment.