HCA 315 Week 3 Discussion | Southwestern College
Unit 3 Discussion
Please read the Black market pharmaceuticals target immigrants
The demand for care is
increasing exponentially thanks to a growing consumer base, an aging
population, health disparities, and a changing marketplace. At the same
time, the supply of adequate care is insufficient. Healthcare costs for
consumers have steadily risen, and patients are becoming increasingly
dissatisfied with the care they're receiving.
Explain the concept of supply
and demand and provide an example related to health care.
Factor in the inequities of
supply and demand, i.e. are there disparities based upon age, sex, socio-economical status?
Discuss regional disparities in regards
to the supply, demand, access, and costs, i.e. Washington State versus
§ Provide a review of the article, as to how it
relates to the inequities, status, and disparities.
Original discussion forum posts:
Create a thread for your original post identified with your
Prepare a quality, substantive post that addresses the
objectives of the discussion forum and the expectations set forth in the
Include supportive evidence; such as direct applicable
experience and expert sources.