Doctor in the house

From The New England Journal of Medicine comes an interesting discussion about what the US can learn from the UK approach to primary medical care.

Lessons from the U.K.
It is hard to discuss U.K. medical care without mentioning universal coverage. Although it may not be politically achievable in the United States, universal access to care is probably the key factor behind findings that U.K. citizens have better health outcomes than their U.S. counterparts despite having health care costs that are a fraction of those in the United States