Finding a solution is infinitely harder. Until fee-for-service is completely revamped, the problem will never go away:
The problem is not that doctors don’t know that the system is poorly run. The problem is not that the hospitals don’t like to be organized. The problems with healthcare stem from a multitude of self-interested parties who are all fighting for their part of the pie. The money in healthcare is huge and is rewarded most to those who cost the system the most (the insurance and drug industries). A system that rewards over-use of resources will never become efficient; there will always be competition over the money and always an emphasis on quantity over quality.