What do you think is the essential difference between a patient and a healthcare consumer? How does the change from patient to consumer affect the doctor's role?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 2:56 am ad1c9bdddf
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1. What do you think is the essential difference between a patient and a healthcare consumer? How does the change from patient to consumer affect the doctor's role?
The essential difference is that the healthcare consumer is still exploring ...
This posting contrasts a patient and a healthcare consumer. References are also provided to further validate the findings.
Significant Trends in the Health Care Industry
Question 1. What are three significant trends affecting the health care industry? What makes these trends significant? How may they influence your organization if they are not addressed?
Question 2. Some health care organizations directly market to potential consumers. Is it unethical for organizations to target health care consumers, such as pharmaceuticals, cosmetic surgery, medical tourism, organ transplant, and so forth? Why or why not? Could this direct marketing create problems for health care organizations? How?
List sources and reference that support your answer.