Global South Summit mulls steep cost of health care

There is a huge gap in America between a thriving health care industry and thriving, healthy patients, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said at a panel discussion Monday.

“About 30 percent of the health care dollar today is wasted,” Frist said, meaning that if we, as a country, spend $3 trillion on health care, “$1 trillion is not doing anything to make your health care better now, or in the future.”

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