Resource: Demographic Paper
grading criteria located on the student website
You have been designated
by the senior management team at a community hospital to write a summary on
the effects of changes in population demographics on the needs and services
for a selected population.
Identify the population on which your case study
will focus, such as the aging population, patients with a particular chronic
disease, children, patients with AIDS, patients requiring long-term care, or
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper about the
demographic you selected. Include the following in your paper:
Identify the targeted
Gather data about the
Describe the general
impact that changing demographics may have on the health care market.
Why and how will changes
in the demographics of this population affect health care?
Identify two key health
care-related challenges to this population, such as increases in health care
costs, increases in prescription drug costs, or the need for in-home medical
Describe how a chronic
disease wellness program may affect the costs for this demographic.
What do the demographics
tell you about the marketing needs or services needed for this population?
How can the individual
patient, the community, and society as a whole address these challenges?
Include a minimum of three peer-reviewed
references, not including the textbook.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.