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Powering Healthcare for the Digital Age
When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed in 2008, its goal was to drive healthcare reform throughout the system in a way that would benefit citizens of the U.S. tremendously while serving as a shining example to the rest of the world.
Why would we think otherwise? America spends more per capita on healthcare than any other nation in the world. We have many of the world’s best teaching and research institutes, turning out many of the world’s top specialists in their fields. There is much to be proud of in the way healthcare is delivered in the U.S.
Yet results under the ACA, and attempts at healthcare reform overall, have been a mixed bag. On the plus side, 20 million more Americans now have health insurance they wouldn’t have been able to obtain prior to the ACA. Even its greatest detractors admit that is a win.
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