The Social Impact Of Mixing Business & Medicine #infographic

The U.S. spending on health care is more than 18 per cent of GDP – and is increasing. Since 2009, healthcare spending has hovered around 8.8 per cent of GDP for various OECD nations. The Social Work Degree Center will address what happens when medicine is integrated into a commercial enterprise in society. Will the American health-care gadget find a way forward after COVID-19?

In the US, non-adherence care costs range from $100 billion per annum to $289 billion. Treatment nonadherence in patients with chronic disease can cost $949 to $44,190 — due to worsening symptoms, complications, and hospital readmission. BUT, compounding prescription adherence reduces overall spending by $37 for every $1 spent on medicines. More than 26,000 American adults * die each year due to a lack of health insurance policy — the uninsured face between 25% and 80% more likely to die.

The Social Impact Of Mixing Business & Medicine #infographic

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