Sick around the world

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Sick around the world

  1. 1. Group: FOXTROPRetailing Julien Viard Alessandra Moratti Isobel Wilson Angela Villegas Tanguy Ducouret
  2. 2. 1) Britain preventive medicine
  3. 3. • Positive (for the US): – System covers everybody – Never have to pay a medical bill – Financed from the general taxation – No medical bankruptcy – Physicians are encouraged to keep people healthy (bonus) – World leader in preventive medicine• Negative (why it should not work in the US): – Long waiting list for patients – Hospitals compete to survive and not to make profits – Too much government for the US – Brits are much more taxed
  4. 4. Britain Healthcare statistics vs USA• Expenditure on health % GDP: 8.4%/ 16%• Expenditure on health per capita: $2,992/ $7,290• Expenditure from private sector: 12.9%/ 52.8%• Infant mortality per 1,000 births: 4.8/ 6.7• Life expectancy at birth: 79.1 years/ 78.1 years
  5. 5. 2) Japan: No Gatekeepers
  6. 6. • Positive (for the US): – Spend half as much as the US on healthcare per capita – Longest life expectancy all over the world – Everybody has to sign up for a health insurance policy at work or through community (for jobless) – Japan’s system is largely private (80% of hospitals) – All citizens are covered and it is very cheap (fairness) – Price regulation by the government to keep prices low – Same prices everywhere in the country – High tech system of healthcare – Patients can see any specialists they want – Competition between doctors, clinics and hospitals is fierce• Negative (why it should not work in the US): – Doctors can’t get rich: undervalued and underpaid – Too much control by the government for prices regulation (“Big Brother”) – Insurance companies are not allowed to make profits – 50% of hospital are in financial deficits – Japanese system spend too little
  7. 7. Japanese healthcare statistics vs USA• Expenditure on health % GDP: 7.1% / 16%• Expenditure on health per capita: $2,373/ $7,290• Life expectancy: 82.25 years/ 78.1 years• Infant mortality per 1,000 births: 5/ 6.7
  8. 8. Germany: a market-based system
  9. 9. • Positive (for the US): – 90 % of the population covered by the system – German pay premium based on their income – Population is highly satisfied – Sickness funds (1,100) compete among themselves but are not allowed to make profits – Sickness funds negotiate with drug companies and medical providers to keep prices low – Excellent quality and efficiency of the system• Negative (why it should not work in the US) – Rich pay for the poor and the ill are covered by the healthy
  10. 10. German healthcare statistics vs USA• Expenditure on health % GDP: 10.4% / 16%• Expenditure on health per capita: $3,588/ $7,290• Life expectancy: 80.07 years/ 78.1 years• Infant mortality per 1,000 births: 3.54/ 6.7
  11. 11. Taiwan: a new system
  12. 12. • Positive (for the US): – A mix of all the best ideas for healthcare of all around the world – Equal access to healthcare – Free choice of doctors – No waiting time – Encourage lots of competition among medical providers – Smart card• Negative (why it should not work in the US) – Government spend too little and is borrowing from banks to pay the providers (solution: increase the part of healthcare in the GDP)
  13. 13. Taiwanese healthcare statistics vs USA• Expenditure on health % GDP: 5.8% / 16%• Expenditure on health per capita: $752/ $7,290• Life expectancy: 78.32 years/ 78.1 years• Infant mortality per 1,000 births: 5.18/ 6.7
  14. 14. Switzerland: a familiar system
  15. 15. • Positive (for the US): – It is possible to fix the healthcare system – Low administrative costs – Keep cheap universal coverage• Negative (why it should not work in the US) – How much people are willing to pay the premium? – Switzerland average cost of the premium:$750/month
  16. 16. Switzerland healthcare statistics vs USA• Expenditure on health % GDP: 11.8% / 16%• Expenditure on health per capita: $4,500/ $7,290• Life expectancy: 81.07 years/ 78.1 years• Infant mortality per 1,000 births: 4.08/ 6.7

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