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U.S. Health Care System
Beata Anna Kolankiewicz
Health Services Organization- HSA 500
Dr. Chukwuemeka Iregbu
January 28, 2014
U.S. Health Care System.
Health care system in the United States is on an unsustainable way and in need of transformation. Even if, it has both private and public insurers like in other countries but the uniqueness of this system is dominant of the private component. The United States spends more on health care than any other nation but the nation is less healthy than the average population in other developed countries. Additionally, many people stay uninsured and do not have access to health care. There is a need for a deep change in the system of health care (Chua, 2006).
This paper will identify and evaluate three forces that have affected the development of the health care system in the United States of America.
Than, it will speculate whether or not these forces will continue to affect the health care system in the U.S. over the next decade including additional force impacting the health care system of the nation. Finally, it will evaluate the importance of technology in health care.
Three Forces That Have Affected the Development of the Health Care System in the United States of America.
The development of health care system in the U.S. has been affected by many different forces such social, economy, behavioral, political and technological issues. A very important factor affecting health care system is economy. The economy aspect in health care includes employment, health care cover and costs that allow people to have financial access to healthcare. In such an unstable economy as we have faced recently some employers drop or restrict coverage or...