1. Introduction Income inequality has grown significantly during this past decades and this phenomenon continues to increase over the years. This problem is constantly discussed in the daily news all around the world. Several consequences of this increase of inequality between people leads to economic problems such as high unemployment rates, lack of work for young people, fall of demand for certain product. The gap between rich and poor is increasing, the rich are richer and the poor are poorer as a result politicians and economists try to adopt certain policies in order to reduce this gap.
Every human deserves access to health care regardless of income, and the improved health of American citizens would lead to a healthier society and economy. The cost of health care in the United States is substantially more expensive compared to other developed countries; even countries with government-funded health programs. Although this would require a large amount of effort and change, it is feasible, and countries such as Canada and France have successfully accomplished it. This matter does not fall on the shoulders of the government, rather the people of the United States, and it is up to us to make a change. People should not have to choose between debt, extreme sickness and even death for the mere fact that they cannot afford to receive
Because of many people working in manufacturing, the economy of the USA has increased dramatically. Another famous industry that helps the economy of the USA is healthcare. At the end of 2013, this industry has bought $ 21.8 billion to the American government. Thanks to an aging population and rising incidence of chronic diseases, the sector continues to grow and is indeed growing faster than the rest of the market. Healthcare has brought many investors to invest in the USA.
Universal healthcare would ultimately put our country in a worse financial position, than it already is in. The deficit and debt would be tremendous. Giving the government all control of healthcare would push the United States towards socialism. I agree that all men are created equal, however insurance is a commodity to buy not a right to have. For the very needy, our great government already has federally funded plans to
Similarly, healthcare financing has often been place with a more general framework for evaluating the performance of the healthcare systems. It is about a fairness in payment for health care involves acknowledging that these payments ought to be appropriately linked to individuals’ abilities-to-pay (ATP) rather than their needs and benefits. However, it reflects diverse concerns about the degree of inequality due to household’s income or between the poor and the
Abstract In this paper, we try to analyse whether healthcare expenditure is a significant driver of quality of health measured in terms of life expectancy at birth. We also include in our analysis percentage of government expenditure, presence of doctors in an area and adult literacy rate as independent variables and tried to find out whether they are also significant drivers of quality of healthcare offered in countries. I. Introduction Quality of healthcare offered is reflective of the economic development of any country. This addresses the basic needs of the citizens.
As a new hospital in the north, KTPH provides subsidized medical services to the community and eases the workload of other general hospitals. In addition, there is shortage of healthcare professionals in Singapore. According to Ministry of Manpower (2014), there is a dependency ratio ceiling that limits the number of foreign workers each organization can hire. It results in inadequate healthcare professionals in KTPH. With the rapid technology change in healthcare, it is essential for KTPH to keep up with the current trend.
As the old says, “Health is Wealth” Health is the yard stick for a brighter future. So, basing on this the country has its own perk and cons. Health care has become one of India’s largest sectors both in terms of revenue and employment. Basing on the needs and the demands, the general conjecture is hoping for greatness. It consists of hospitals, medical devices, traits, outsourcing, telemedicine medical tourism, health insurance, and medical equipment.
Our health expenditure data show that clearly. Very few nations have lower public health spending (as a share of GDP) than our own. On the other hand, about 12 developing nations exist where private spending on health is more than in India. Jain (2006) elaborated that healthcare delivery is a mammoth task. The private sector contribution is only a minuscule through curative services.
The health and well-being of our people is not a matter of luck. It pertains how a person feels physically, mentally and socially to perform its role in the society. It is not a chance or random event. It must be a planned outcome. According to the American Diabetes Association stated that U.S spent far more than any other nation in the world on health care in 2006.