Implications of Economics and Policy for Health Professionals
Health Policy and Economics
Dr. Shana Lavarreda
September 7, 2014
Discipline of Health Economics
Many years ago healthcare and its delivery system were limited in care for patients or treatment options for physicians. The procedure of care includes diagnosis, treatment, prevention, rehabilitation, and palliative care (Buchbinder, 2012). However, over the years there is much to be learned from the discipline of health economics which vary from studies, practices, and demand by discipline of health promotion. Unfortunately, health promotion has not always gotten the attention by ...view middle of the document...
Health promotion plays a viable role to health economics in which demonstrate a collaboration that refines economic techniques. Health care on the economy effects overall quality of health. For example, medicine has aided in improving overall
health, longer lives, and increased productivity in which ranks as one of the top businesses in the world (Getzen, 2013). There are many contributing factors that are not often seen on the front side but play a role in generating a demand that is influential and more straightforward to enhancing overall quality of living and standards to caring for the ill.
Personally, I sincerely believe at the end of this course, Health Policy and Economics will add value in my career, decisions and/or choices, and overall health equity. As I have studied and gathered information from this week’s resources, my questions remain unanswered upon the completion of this course surrounding health and policy and its influence in the health care delivery system. These questions are as follow: