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Territoriality of communities

Territoriality of communities within communities often creates division and conflict. What is an example that reflects such intra-community territoriality? What approaches might be used to develop common interest among disparate groups?

The Healthcare System

1. What basic service components are necessary in order for a healthcare system to be considered complete? 2. Why are these the necessary components? The following are the major components of a healthcare system: · Health Promotion And Disease Prevention Services · Emergency Medical Services · Ambulatory Care For

Healthcare Finance

What is the financial impact to hospitals as care settings shift more and more to outpatient versus inpatient care?

Measure of Quality of care

How can we measure the fact that health care service is meeting that quality or standards, (other than surveys)? What sources of evidence do we rely?

Licensing Requirements

To what extent do professional organizations promote licensing requirements to limit entry into the profession (career protection)?

Should the US have Privitization of Social Security?

There seems to be alot of media lately on SS Privitization. What exactly would be Pritization? What would be the pros and cons of having it? Do any other countries practice this? and if so has it been successful? Has there been any research on this method? Is this really a way for Bush and his buddies to make money (Stock