assess the characteristics of the medical care culture that encourages high tech solution to preventative solutions


Health care planners could be more effective and efficient if
they used the concept of the natural history of disease and the levels of
prevention to design services that intervene at the weakest link in the chain
of progression of specific diseases. Instead, most focus on high-technology
solutions to preventable problems. Assess the characteristics of the medical
care culture that encourage the latter approach.Hospitals and other health care institutions, whether voluntary
or for-profit, need to be financially solvent to survive growing market
pressures. Describe how this “bottom line” focus has changed the nature of the
US health care system.The insurance industry plays a huge role in the American health
care system and absorbs a significant portion of the health care dollar. A
single payer system, whether it is a private company or the US government,
would eliminate the complex insurance paperwork burden and free substantial
funds that could be diverted to support care for the under-served. Why do you believe
that so much resistance to a concept used in every other developed country has
continued in the U.S.?

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