Dutch health care supreme in Europe

The European Health Consumer Index (EHCI) ranks 34 European healthcare systems in five areas: patients’ rights and information, accessibility of treatment, medical outcomes, range and reach of services provided and pharmaceuticals.

Holland scored 872 out of 1000 points, and has been the best for three years running. Despite the high-cost of health care in Holland, it’s still considered the best value for money.

The EHCI has said that health care in Europe has improved overall since 2009, but there is a widening gap between the top countries