FIGURE 1-6. Spending gap between the U.S. and other OECD countries.

FIGURE 1-6Spending gap between the U.S. and other OECD countries

NOTE: ESAW = estimated spending according to wealth.

* Outpatient care includes physician and dentist offices, same-day visits to hospitals including emergency departments, ambulatory surgery and diagnostic imaging centers, and other same-day care facilities.

SOURCE: Reprinted with permission from the McKinsey Global Institute.

From: 1, The Healthcare Imperative

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The Healthcare Imperative: Lowering Costs and Improving Outcomes: Workshop Series Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine; Yong PL, Saunders RS, Olsen LA, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2010.
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