QUICK READ: Via Vox “the flaws in America’s health system have been evident for decades to anyone who cared to look, but the coronavirus pandemic has left no more room for doubt: People will die because the US refuses to treat health care as a public good and a universal right. They already are.
KEY TAKEAWAY: Our current healthcare model i not sustainable. To change healthcare is going to require an approach that removes lobbyist money and focuses on delivering a healthcare experience that removes financial stress from patients.
Here’s what will happen if the American Health Care Act becomes law. Tens of millions of Americans will lose health coverage and tens of thousands of people will die every year who otherwise would have lived. It’s time for the voices that have been silent to yell and stop this insanity before it’s too late.
Only nine percent of U.S. consumers believe pharma and biotech companies put patients over profits, while only 16 percent believe health insurance companies do, according to a Harris Poll while the new affordable care act is nothing short of a train wreck. Can consumers ever expect healthcare organizations to do the right thing?
KEY TAKEAWAY: An alarming 81% of consumers are unsatisfied with their healthcare experience, and the happiest consumers are those who interact with the system the least. There is a gap in perception between providers and consumers on the quality of experience currently being provided. [inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=”null”]Providers underestimate the degree to which the patient experience fails to meet consumer expectations.[/inlinetweet] This skewed perspective is creating a lack of urgency among providers to fix the problem. While providers are aware of patient dissatisfaction, they have many competing initiatives, making it difficult to prioritize.