HSM544 Week 5 Discussion (dq1+dq2) (July 2019)

HSM 544 Health Policy & Economics

Week 5 Discussion

DQ1 HUMAN CAPITAL AND POLICY

What steps can Congress and state legislatures take to alleviate a serious national shortage of skilled providers? Research suggests medical errors have been linked to inadequate staffing (i.e., quantity and quality of skilled personnel). What steps would you take to mitigate shortages?

DQ2 IMPACT OF HEALTH POLICY

What is the impact of health policy on resourcing (i.e., funding, technology, capital assets, and other key, nonhuman means of healthcare delivery)?