HSM544 Week 2 Discussion (dq1+dq2) (July 2019)

HSM 544 Health Policy & Economics

Week 2 Discussion

DQ1 FINANCING HEALTHCARE

Discuss the role of all parties (patient, providers, and payers) to contain costs. What is the impact of cost-containment efforts on the rising cost of healthcare?

DQ2 PRODUCTION FUNCTION ANALYSIS

What are the primary steps in a production function analysis? How would you apply these steps in a healthcare organization?