Health Care Benefit Crisis: Cost Drivers and Strategic Solutions. Parmenter, Eric M. Journal of Financial Service Professionals; Jul 2004; 58, 4; ProQuest Research Library pg. 63 I found this article in the Journal of Financial Service professionals. This is an academic article. The author, Eric M Parmenter is a credible source. This article discusses the rise of healthcare costs and how it is affecting employers and employees. More citizens are going without healthcare because employers cannot afford to insure their workers anymore. Prices are too high. This article discusses the factors that have contributed to a rise in healthcare cost. Some factors included are the baby boomer generation, technology costs, direct to consumer prescription drug marketing, and poor quality health care. This article also offered solutions to these problems.
US Opinions on Health Determinants and Social Policy as Health Policy. Robert, Stephanie A, PhD, MSW; Booske, Bridget C, PhD, MHSA. American Journal of Public Health101. 9 (Sep 2011): 1655-1663.
This article explores what factors affect society’s health. Booske and Robert completed a random telephone survey from November 2008-February 2009. “Respondents said that health behaviors and access to health care have very strong effects on health; they were less likely to report a very strong role for the other social economic factors”.