France gets health care—U.S. gets, what, exactly?

An Agence France-Presse story gives a brief summary of a new Commonwealth Fund study showing that the French success (and U.S. failure) in providing health care described by Paul Dutton in Differential Diagnoses remains profound: “France is tops, and the United States dead last, in providing timely and effective healthcare to its citizens, according to a survey Tuesday of preventable deaths in 19 industrialized countries.”

France is healthcare leader, US comes dead last: study (AFP)

The full article describing the study’s results is here:

Measuring the Health of Nations (Health Affairs)

France gets health care—U.S. gets, what, exactly?