IMPLICATIONS OF HEALTH ECONOMIC CONCEPTS FOR HEALTHCARE (Name) (Course) (Date) Implications of Health Economic Concepts for Healthcare Understanding the health care sector economic behavior is not a straightforward exercise due to the complexity nature of the health care as a product or service. The desired results in a health care usually depends mainly on different factors which most of them are not under the control of the provider of health care. Health care economics seeks to understand the behaviors of health care providers the public private organizations individuals and the government in decision making (Zweifel et al. 2009). This paper will focus on analyzing the different concepts that impact the world of health care economics the complexity of analyzing health care economics the importance of understanding health care economics and the role of professionals and decision makers in evaluating health economics discipline. The escalating demands for services in the the common good for the all the parties involved. References Bowling A. (2014). Research methods in health: investigating health and health services. McGraw-Hill Education (UK). Damschroder L. J. Aron D. C. Keith R. E. Kirsh S. R. Alexander J. A. & Lowery J. C. (2009). Fostering implementation of health services research findings into practice: a consolidated framework for advancing implementation science. Implementation Science 4(1) 50. Hanson K. Gilson L. Goodman C. Mills A. Smith R. Feachem R. ... & Kinlaw H. (2008). Is private health care the answer to the health problems of the world's poor? PLoS Medicine 5(11) e233. Mockford C. Staniszewska S. Griffiths F. & Herron-Marx S. (2011). The impact of patient and public involvement in UK NHS health care: a systematic review. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 24(1) 28-38. Zweifel P. Breyer F. & Kifmann M. (2009). Health economics. Springer Science & Business Media. [...]
Select at least five (5) economic concepts, and discuss the primary manner in which these concepts impact the world of health care economics. Some examples of selected concepts are health demand and supply, elasticity, resources, health measures, and costs. Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you: Assess the value of healthcare professionals and decision makers understanding the discipline of health economics. Defend or critique the importance of considering the complex nature of health and healthcare when examining the economic principles related to healthcare delivery. Analyze the primary potential benefits of learning about health economics related to government involvement in healthcare economics, financing, and delivery. Analyze the main potential benefits of learning about health economics related to private sector government involvement in healthcare economics, financing, and delivery. Use at least five (5) current references. Three of these references must be from current peer-reviewed sources to support and substantiate your comments and perspectives. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.