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HSM 544 Three Major Tasks of Economics and Factors Influencing Healthcare Demand Discussions

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HSM 544 Threaded Discussions Week 1 keller

HSM 544 Threaded Discussions Week 1 keller

HSM 544 Three Major Tasks of Economics and Factors Influencing Healthcare Demand Discussions Week 1 All Posts 49 Pages Keller

HSM 544 Three Major Tasks of Economics Discussions 1 Week 1 All Posts 24 Pages Keller

Identify the three major tasks of economics and discuss why they are important. What are their roles in organization management?

With each year that passes there are new issues within the health industry, as one is solved another one surfaces, we are always going to have issues with the health care industry. One of the issues we’ve been facing recently is the quality of healthcare as it appears that the focus has shifted to making money rather than providing quality care. Because of the focused placed on fee-for service, where providers are paid for their services provided, providers focus on providing quantity of care with the interest in generating profits and neglecting the quality of care provided. This resulted in the over use of resources and providers billing for unnecessary procedures and services. Programs such as the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services have since created value-based programs that are directed at changing this concepts by connecting the providers payments to the quality of service they provide, thus reducing unnecessary charges and cost…

HSM 544 Factors Influencing Healthcare Demand Discussions 2 Week 1 All Posts 25 Pages Keller

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…