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Why Entrepreneurs Must Demand More From Healthcare The main reason is as blunt as it is true: employees who can't work are expensive.

By Jeffrey Cronk, DC, JD Edited by Bill Schulz

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As a share of the national economy, America spends almost twice as much on healthcare than any other country, but it's not reflected in our well being.

We have a relatively low life expectancy, a high suicide rate, a high rate of preventable deaths and an overburden of chronic disease and disability among comparable nations. This information deserves to be common knowledge to patients, providers, insurers, regulators and legislators alike.

Polls show it to be a readily apparent worry at home.

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