Experts Suggest NHS And US Health Care Systems Learn From Each Other

Staff Writer | | October 12, 2012

Medical experts from the USA and the UK have suggested in their Health Policy paper that the health care systems of both countries should share ideas.

Though the healthcare systems of the USA and the UK differ greatly, they have much to learn from each other as they are both currently undergoing significant reforms.

Dr Jennifer Dixon, Director of the Nuffield Trust, and Professor David Blumenthal, Harvard University, pointed out that there are three key areas were valuable lessons might be gained. Those areas are financing, organisation, and information technology.

According to Dr Dixon, comparing health reforms in the USA and the UK is a unique project. Many people in both countries view the health system of the other as nigh unworkable.