Have you ever thought we needed a new healthcare system? True, the one we have now fulfills many important functions, especially in the areas of emergencies and diagnosis. In the area of treating chronic diseases though it doesn't seem to be working very well. It lumbers along, not only in the area of effectiveness but also in safety and affordability.
One reason why health care is such a critical issue today is that it is just too expensive. Right now out national health care bill is running right at three trillion dollars per year. That's trillion, not billion. And the projection is that if that trend continues, in the next decade or so it may well surpass the four and a half trillion dollar mark. And already its forcing business owners to decide whether to provide health care benefits for their employees or to just fold up shop and go out of business because no one can afford to pay these sky high premiums.
Another reason why it is such a critical issue is that while health is its intended product, it is in reality a disease oriented system. By that I mean it responds more to the aftermath of disease rather than to addressing its root origins. And here is where most if not all of the problems arise because in the process of dealing with disease, disaster too often occurs.
Some time ago an article appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association listed five concerns for our health care system. Totaling up the number of deaths that occur in our hospitals each year in the areas of unnecessary surgeries, medication errors, other types of errors, acquired antibiotic resistant infections, and adverse prescription drug events the sum of these is so staggering I hesitate to share it with you, so I won't.
Having tasted a bit of the system myself and how it works and having escaped from it by the hair of my chinney chin chin I can tell you there are better ways of doing things out there. Ways that the world must know but have not yet heard. Ways that over time would save thousands of lives and billions of dollars in health care costs.
JOIN WITH US in the "Movement of Life" as we transition health care over from man-made synthetics to one of optimizing cellular energy matabolism. Take care of the root and the branches will be healthy. The future of health care is here NOW.
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." -Margaret Mead
Bob Tate is an ordained pastor, cellular health educator and coordinator of "Movement of Life, USA."
The Movement of Life is a world-wide initiative coordinated by the Dr. Rath Health Foundation, a nonprofit organization whose aim is creating a healthy, peaceful and just world.