" ... Although its citizens pay more for health care, the United States ranks last on several measures of health system performance compared with six other industrialized nations, according to a new report.
Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand and the United Kingdom all beat out the United States when it came to health care quality, efficiency, access, equity and the ability for citizens to lead long, healthy lives, says the report, from the Commonwealth Fund..."
Comment: I don't believe a word of it. On the other hand, I also don't believe that American universities are that good as some rankings say. One can make up any rating any way one likes the rating to be, be it health or education or whatever.