Heath Care Industry Essay

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Health Care Industry
Pam Simmons
University of Phoenix
HCS/449: Health Administration Capstone
Marilyn Johnson
June 4, 2012

In today’s world, everyone wants the most from health care. In the last 10 years, health care has changed in a big way. One thing, in which has changed, is “the way older adults are living ten years longer than before” (Imperial NHS, 2011). Another thing is that people do not have to wait as long for treatments, like before, such as” eye surgeries, like cataract surgery” (Imperial NHS, 2011), which is very good. The health care industry has come a long way than before and a big thing that has changed is the social networking. This means that more people are “communicating with each
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Before this program, I did not think much about health care, except to take care of the patients. That is important; however, there is more to it than that. There are many things to consider, concerning health care. A few things to consider, which I thought was the most significant would be “the health care costs, health care access, and the outcomes from it” (Academy Health, 2009, p. 1). There needs to be a consideration of “how to increase the capacity of the health care services” (Academy Health, 2009). Before, I did not think that there are supported programs, which would help those unable to afford treatments and medication. However, I discovered that there are several programs, which not only the elderly population can benefit from, but also,the nonelderly, as well, such as “programs to help those, which lose his or her job and can, still be able to get treatments, which is good. There are so many things I have learned about this program, which I didn’t know before. This will come in very handy, with my future job. Technology has played a huge role in the health care industry, in a big way, with new equipment and new treatments, which will benefit the health organization and the patients/residents, highly. In the next ten years, it will play a vital role in health care. It will help to “ensure the compliance in the legal requirements of health care and it will help to reduce the costs and provide better care than before” (Finnegan, 2012)