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Why Healthcare Needs to Change: Healthdom

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The healthcare system in the US is broken. Despite having some of the best doctors, surgeons, and treatments in the world, vast groups of society suffer from easily preventable diseases and rely on emergency care, which often leads to high costs and personal bankruptcy. We have a significant debate on who is responsible for paying for healthcare, the role of insurance and more. That debate will rage on for a while. But in the meantime, we should try to fix as much as we can with resources available today. 

The US healthcare system doesn’t work when it comes to getting

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Can chronic diseases be avoided?

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Preventative healthcare is so important to our long term wellbeing. Did you know that 60 percent of Americans have chronic diseases? And many of those are preventable. So why don’t more of us take steps to prevent our ill health? Well, there are lots of reasons–some of us don’t know what to do or how to do it, we might lack motivation, we don’t know what we need, we’re concerned about costs, or we can’t find the right healthcare professional. 

 

There are also barriers to preventative healthcare. 

  • Healthcare professionals who specialize in preventative care aren’t always easy to find
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