On the basis of the knowledge you
have gained from your readings, respond to the following:
Explore the historical relationship between the cost of
healthcare and outcomes in the U.S. and the cost of healthcare and
outcomes in another country. What policies could be considered to assist
in shifting the curve of the relationship between costs and outcomes to a
more efficient relationship in the U.S.? Please justify your answer.
As the practitioners of one of the noblest professions,
doctors should focus their energies in giving appropriate outcome-based
interventions as compared to following rules set by committees like
clinical guidelines and following evidence-based practices. Do you agree or disagree? Justify using examples.
Healthcare costs are expensive because of the lawsuits
filed against physicians and hospitals.
Do you agree or disagree? Justify using examples.
Do you support tort reform in the U.S. to curb the
growth of malpractice suites and premiums? Explain why or why not.