What special problems are associated with developing an EMS for a college or university compared to an industrial or military facility?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 11:29 pm ad1c9bdddf
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I am glad I ran across this post as I am helping a mid-size (5000 students) college develop an EMS right now so I am wrestling with many of these ideas.
Some aspects of an EMS across these two general scenarios are the same, it is just matters of scale where they differ. For example, the largest component of solid waste from a college/university is white office paper. It comprises more than 50 by weight of university waste. Probably next would be disposable containers (bottles/cans). However, if it is a residential campus this may increase these sorts of convenience items. Compare this to a military/industrial set-up which has offices most certainly, but generally not at the paper generating scale of a campus. Same with containers which would only make up a small portion of the industrial scenario (well, unless it deals with a bulk commodity that comes in a large plastic bottle, which COULD be a reality, like oils or flavorings ...
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Romer's Theory deswcribed
1. List the main elements of the Roemer Model of a Health Services System.
2. Name at least two of the components of each of the five elements in Roemer's Model.
3.State managed and free market both operate through government, defining social classes, but not seeing need as different between any...however see attachment one about over-care. I don't agree that people with chronic illnesses get over cared for, but this attachment adds fuel to this very important topic of healthcare models that work universally, such as the NHS in the U.K.
4.oil wealth, and wealth of the nation as a whole
5.'rights, 'needs', 'health gain', 'access' and other non-economic concepts;
Market Failure 1, and 2 an economic failure based on Market Failure 1
In short, and this is quoted in the print above the first attachment:Dr. Milton I. Roemer first stated his "Law" in print in 1959 and 1961, most succinctly as: "A built bed is a filled bed." (Roemer, M.I. "Bed supply and hospital utilization: a natural experiment." Hospitals. 1961 Nov
1; 35:36-42.) Roemer's Law states that there is a direct correlation between capacity and utilization. With
the availability of third-party reimbursement, oversupply of resources, especially hospital beds and
specialist physicians, induces its own demand for their overusage. This principle became the major impetus
behind comprehensive health planning and certificate of need regulation. [Dartmouth Atlas,pdf]