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The US Health Care System. Most governments in the developed countries have taken the responsibility of ensuring affordable health care for their citizens. In order for efficiency and effectiveness in delivery, health care has been categorized into chron

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Health Care System Health care can be defined as the treatment and management of diseases to help individuals achieve an optimal state of well-being with the support of medical practitioners. According to Phelps (112-115), health care promotes the health of individuals by adopting curative and preventive measures toward certain illnesses and diseases depending on their modes of transmission. Health care can be provided by an individual, a government, an institution or an industry. Most governments in the developed countries have taken the responsibility of ensuring affordable health care for their citizens. In order for efficiency and effectiveness in delivery, health care has been categorized into chronic care management, emergency medicine, and patient safety. ...read more.

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Other providers of health care Although it is the sole responsibility of a government to provide health care for its citizens, this has not always been the case in politically unstable nations. Rebel groups and tribal clashes have interfered with the health care systems that governments had in place. As if by luck, the presence of the United Nation's World Health Organization (WHO) in the war zones has enabled the provision of health care even to the most rural of places (Phelps, 125-135). Other health care systems of the world Over a long period now, insurance companies and other stakeholders have lived with the notion that the U.S. ...read more.

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According to the findings, the U.S. stood out as the most expensive health care system. Conclusion The physical health of a country's population is an important indicator of how well the government is performing. The less developed countries at most times suffer from the lack of trained personnel and professionals and as such prefer to limit rather than outsource health care services. Alternatively, internationally recognized organizations such as WHO have come to the rescue of such states. Contrary to common belief, research conducted to compare health care systems in the countries of the world has established that U.S. is the most expensive health care system. ...read more.

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