Editorial: We’re not addressing the root causes of poor health

It...requires humility on the part of the healthcare sector about what it can actually accomplish.

It’s well-known that the U.S. spends more than any other advanced industrial country on healthcare and gets inferior outcomes. Per capita spending, now over $10,000 a year, is 25% more than the next nearest country and 2½ times the average for Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development member nations. The bottom line is that improving the nation’s health is a political agenda. Full Modern Healthcare Article