Week 4 Assignment – Implications of Health Economic Concepts for Health Care
In this assignment you will examine how health care professionals and decision makers evaluate health care economics to understand the economic dynamics of health care systems. Consider the complexity of providing health care and the intricate relationship between the fundamentals of economics and the elements of health care systems. Understanding this relationship is vital for informed decision making and optimization of health care systems. You will write a paper about health economics in relation to health care professionals, delivery, and government and private sector involvement.
Write a 4 page paper in which you:
Assess the value of health care professionals and decision makers understanding the discipline of health economics.
Defend or critique the importance of considering the complex nature of health and health care when examining the economic principles related to health care delivery.
Analyze the primary potential benefits of learning about health economics related to government involvement in health care economics, financing, and delivery.
Analyze the main potential benefits of learning about health economics related to private sector involvement in health care economics, financing, and delivery.