Question and answer
As prices increase, should health economists advocate giving something up?
Health promotion is an area that has been relatively neglected by health economists. [ There are a variety of reasons for this, including lack of demand by health promotion specialists, misunderstanding of what health economics has to offer the discipline of health promotion, misunderstanding of what health promotion is trying to do on the part of health economists, and perceived difficulties in
applying standard economic appraisal techniques to health promotion programmes. Health Promotion Wales was the first UK Health Promotion Agency to employ a health economist. In February 1998, at a meeting of the research departments of the four territorial agencies at the time (Health Promotion Wales, Health Education Authority, England, Health Promotion Authority for Northern Ireland and the Health Education Board for Scotland), it was decided that a position paper on health economics and health promotion would be useful. A meeting involving seven health economists from six universities and six health promotion researchers representing the then four UK agencies was held to inform this paper. ]
Expert answered|LatimD0ll|Points 40|
Question
Asked 8/23/2012 10:31:27 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
as prices increase should health economists advocate giving something up
Weegy: The U.S. leads the world in spending for healthcare. Here, 14-15% of the GDP is allocated to healthcare costs. Per person that adds up to $5,500 per year. [ In Switzerland the average cost per person is $3,240 and in Canada it is $2,792. The striking contrast illustrated above leads to the question: What exactly are we getting for the extra money? Why is U.S. healthcare so much more expensive than it is in other countries? “85% of Americans are insured and therefore also have a professional guide which lends them to ‘luxurious services,’” says Dr. Reinhardt, “the U.S. offers an array of sophisticated care to its patients that other countries tend to neglect.” In spite of this, most Americans are still dissatisfied with the quality of care they receive. According to a recent survey, Americans give lower grades to healthcare than do citizens of Canada or Switzerland. “The tort system that operates within the US judicial structure may have something to do with the high cost of healthcare,” notes Dr. Reinhardt. “A neurosurgeon in the U.S. pays more for malpractice suits than what other surgeons around the world earn annually,” he emphasized, “not to mention the huge overhead created by bureaucracy.” According to Henry Aaron of the New England Journal of Medicine, there is $300 billion in spending used for health administration each year. Reinhardt urged, “We should demand evidence based administration only.” ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 8/23/2012 10:34:10 PM
0 Answers/Comments
21,551,276 questions answered
Popular Conversations
1/2 x +1/3 y = 0 1/4 x -1/2 y = 8 What is the solution of the system ...
Weegy: (0.4, 2) User: 2/3x -1/2 y = 3 1/2x + y = 5 Which of the following systems is equivalent to the given ...
7/2/2015 2:20:21 PM| 5 Answers
The slope of a line that is perpendicular to a line whose slope is ...
Weegy: An equilateral triangle has symmetry with respect to a line containing an altitude of the triangle. True. ...
7/2/2015 12:32:21 PM| 3 Answers
Solve the equation: h/9 = 7. A. h = 7/9 B. h = –63 C. h = ...
Weegy: A. M = K/LN User: Solve this equation: 2s + s + 12 = 132. A. s = 40 B. s = –30 C. s = 9 D. s = 120 ...
7/3/2015 1:17:37 PM| 3 Answers
write the number in decimal form:fourteenand eighty-fourhundredths.
Weegy: Fourteen and eighty-four hundredths is 14.84
7/2/2015 6:07:53 AM| 2 Answers
round the decimal number to the nearest tenth:285.429
Weegy: 285.429 is equal to 290.
7/2/2015 6:19:24 AM| 2 Answers
_____________ was the first African American to receive the Nobel ...
Weegy: Ralph Bunch was the first African American to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. He won this for his peacemaking ...
7/2/2015 8:14:33 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
1
L
P
1
1
Points 103 [Total 1509]| Ratings 1| Comments 93| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
Points 51 [Total 562]| Ratings 0| Comments 51| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 31 [Total 31]| Ratings 1| Comments 21| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 24 [Total 8404]| Ratings 0| Comments 24| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
P
P
1
P
1
P
Points 13 [Total 9542]| Ratings 0| Comments 13| Invitations 0|Offline
S
R
Points 4 [Total 206]| Ratings 0| Comments 4| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
P
Points 4 [Total 3563]| Ratings 0| Comments 4| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 4 [Total 4]| Ratings 0| Comments 4| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 1 [Total 1]| Ratings 0| Comments 1| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 1 [Total 44]| Ratings 0| Comments 1| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2015 Purple Inc.