Apple hints at a push into healthcare — let's all hope that happens

Business Insider, August 25, 2014

The United States' health care system is extremely complex, but many doctors and experts believe it's also inherently broken. Hospitals are routinely criticized for overcharging patients, while the drug and insurance companies continue to rake in mammoth profits. Meanwhile, individuals with lower income often lack sufficient access to proper health care. Doctors and patients alike are unhappy with the current health care system, and a big part of that has to do with efficiency. In a Commonwealth Fund report published in June, the US ranked worst among 11 industrialized countries, particularly with regards to "efficiency, equity, and overall health of its citizens," as CBS News points out.


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