France best, U.S. worst in preventable death ranking
Reuters/Yahoo News, January 8, 2008
France, Japan and Australia rated best and the United States worst rankings focusing on preventable deaths due to treatable conditions in 19 leading industrialized nations. If the U.S. healthcare system performed as well as those of those top three countries, there would be 101,000 fewer deaths in the United States per year, according to researchers.
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