Explore BrainMass
Share

Socialized Healthcare System

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

Does a socialized health care system have benefits over a capitalistic health care system or vice versa? Which system do you think is most likely to help solve a social problem? Justify your answer.

Please provide any references, thank you.

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 7:32 am ad1c9bdddf
https://brainmass.com/sociology/criminology/506740

Solution Preview

Today, there are approximately seventy-two million Americans who receive no health care. A study in 2004 began with the statement that "research shows that leaving a large share of the population without
health insurance affects not only those who are uninsured, but also the health and economic well-
being of the nation" (Hadley & Holohan, 2004). The study continues by quoting the cost of the uninsured, "In 2004, uncompensated care is estimated to be $40.7 billion. Adults uninsured for the full year receive the majority of uncompensated care, $26.3 billion (65% of the ...

Solution Summary

The benefits of a socialized health system over a capitalistic health care system.

$2.19
See Also This Related BrainMass Solution

Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems: What are the problems with America's current medical record keeping system?

See the attached file.

1. What concepts in the chapter are illustrated in this case? Who are the stakeholders in this case?

2. What are the problems with America's current medical record keeping system? How would electronic medical records alleviate these problems?

3. What management, organization, and technology factors are most critical to the creation and development of electronic medical records?

4. What are the pros and cons of electronic patient records? Do you think the concerns over digitizing our medical records are valid? Why or why not?

5. Should people entrust Google with their electronic medical records? Why or why not?

6. If you were in charge of designing an electronic medical record keeping system, what are some features you would include? What are features you would avoid?

View Full Posting Details