An International Comparison of Health Care Systems: Coverage, Cost & Quality
The US health care system in the most expensive in the world. But does the quality of the care outweigh the cost? Thousands of Americans go bankrupt each year due to medical bills, and childbirth in the US costs twice as much as any other country. Ron Reed will look at the cost and quality of international health care systems in comparison to the US.
Ronald R. Reed has been the President and CEO of Mercy Iowa City since 1995. Mr. Reed received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Masters degree in Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a recipient of the Outstanding Leadership Award from the Hospital Association of Pennsylvania and was named a University Scholar for his academic achievements at the University of Pittsburgh. He currently serves on the Boards of the Iowa Hospital Association, the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative, and Health Enterprises. Moreover, he serves as Past Chair of the Health Enterprises Cooperative Board and Past Chair of the Chamber’s CEO Roundtable.