Current and Future Economic Issues Impacting Healthcare Sector

Current and Future Economic Issues Impacting Healthcare Sector

Use the Internet or Strayer online databases to research five (5) of what you believe to be the most important and pressing economic issues that confront the United States healthcare industry today and will continue to do so into the next decade.

Here are the five issues that I believe are the most important and pressing economic issues facing healthcare in the United States and will continue to do so into the next decade:

1. Technology (EMRs) Electronic Medical Records

2. Health Care Reform

3. Rising Healthcare Cost

4. Patient Safety

5. Lifestyle related health issues (etc. smoking, obesity)

Provide a review of these issues in a ten to twelve (8-12) page paper in which you:

Provide a detailed description of the issues that you have researched.
Analyze the most significant economic effects of the researched issues on healthcare industry. Provide at least two (2) examples of these issues to support your response.
Suggest specific strategies that relevant entities / stakeholders may use to address the selected issues from an economic perspective. Justify your response.
Determine the strategic manner in which the United States can apply best economic best practices from other countries in addressing these issues.
Assess the likelihood of government and or private sector effectively addressing the issues.

Use at least ten (10) current references. Five (5) of these references must be from current peer-reviewed sources to support and substantiate your comments and perspectives.

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