Day: April 11, 2019

How health-care costs us $89 billion a year in lost tim

Source: Bertha Coombs/ CNBC Americans spend more time traveling and waiting for health appointments than for any other service, including getting driver’s licenses at motor vehicles agencies, according to new analysis from health research firm Altarum. On average, Americans spent 34 minutes to traveling to doctor appointments and 11 minutes waiting to be seen once they got there. Altarum estimates that the economic impact of all that time spent on travel and waiting for health