Factors Influencing Healthcare Demand

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Factors Influencing Healthcare Demand
Identify and discuss the factors that influence the demand, in turn healthcare economics…

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Factors Influencing Healthcare Demand

Factors Influencing Healthcare Demand

HSM 544 Discussions Week 1 All Posts – 25 Pages 

Identify and discuss the factors that influence the demand, in turn healthcare economics. What factor do you believe has the greatest impact on healthcare economics and why?

Availability is a factor that influences health care services. Your access to transportation may limit the availability you have to some better health care services or treatments at locations not close to your home. Availability of more skilled nurses or doctors may be limited if you live in a rural geographical location or one with challenging economic conditions. Likewise, specialized equipment may be in short supply, too, reducing immediate availability. If you have a unique health condition, the availability of a professional who can meet your health care need may not even reside in the same country, further influencing whether you can meet a health care need.

Cost – Personal financial situations are a factor that influences health care services, even if you have some form of insurance. Some medical doctor’s offices and hospitals may refuse to treat you for certain conditions without adequate…