Fixing healthcare is a big topic in the United States at the moment.
No healthcare plan is going to work because no one in government or the medical industry is looking at healthcare the right way.
People should be healthy. Instead, they are sick and getting sicker – almost 60% now take a prescription medication. What does that look like? Line up 5 people. Three of those five are taking a prescription drug to treat some health problem. 15%, or almost 1 in 7, take five or more medications.
You cannot fix a system by shifting money around when the underlying causes of health problems are not being treated or prevented.
Doctors are trained to treat acute symptoms. Chronic diseases are being treated like acute symptoms. As a result, medications that are only supposed to be taken in the short term, like Read More »