Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Very Brief Blog: Two Charts on Healthcare, 1970-2020

A friend provided a link to the website, "WTF Happened in 1971?" -

This collates several dozen charts about economic trends in the past 50 years.  The bottom two, on that website, are about healthcare.  

As clipped below, the upper chart compares the growth in the number of physicians versus the number of healthcare adminstrators over several decades.  The second one maps health care costs versus US population growth.