Shunsuke, D., Hiroo, I., & Takeuchi, K., Shinsuke, F., & Takabayashi, K. (2017). Estimation and evaluation of future demand and supply of healthcare services based on a patient access area model. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(11), 1367.
Indresano, R. (2016). How to rebalance the supply-demand scales in healthcare. Retrieved from https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/patient-engagement/how-to-rebalance-the-supply-demand-scales-in-healthcare.html
Davis, K. R. (2016). Healthcare recruiting: High demand with a short supply!. Talent Acquisition Excellence Essentials, 1â€“7.
Cantor, M. N. (2015). Health care quality: A question of supply and demand [PDF]. American Journal of Medical Quality, 30(5), 491â€“492.
This resource discusses economic initiatives with respect to impacts on cost, utilization and outcomes:
Rhodes, K. V., Basseyn, S., Gallop, R., Noll, E., Rothbard, A., & Crits-Christoph, P. (2016). Pennsylvania’s medical home initiative: Reductions in healthcare utilization and cost among Medicaid patients with medical and psychiatric comorbidities [PDF]. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 31(11), 1373â€“1381.
This resource discusses the provision of free health care services and the evaluation of the program’s impacts:
Edoka, I., Ensor, T., Mcpake, B., Amara, R., Tseng, F., & Edem-hotah, J. (2016). Free health care for under-fives, expectant and recent mothers? Evaluating the impact of Sierra Leone’s free health care initiative [PDF]. Health Economics Review, 6(1), 1â€“15.
This resource discusses the potential of implementing time- and activity-based cost setting to improve value elements of care:
Kaplan, R. S., Witkowski, M., Abbott, M., Guzman, A. B., Higgins, L. D., Meara, J. G, . . . Feeley, T. W. (2014). Using time-driven activity-based costing to identify value improvement opportunities in healthcare. Journal of Healthcare Management, 59(6), 399â€“413.
This resource discusses how information technology, realigned payment systems, and value-focused organizations together have the potential to transform issues related to spending and outcomes in the U.S. health care system:
Cutler, D. (2014). The quality cure: How focusing on health care quality can save your life and lower spending too. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
Ethical and Cultural Issues
This resource discusses cultural resources used in Mexican-American communities to facilitate interventions for health care challenges:
Madden, E. F. (2015). Cultural health capital on the margins: Cultural resources for navigating healthcare in communities with limited access. Social Science & Medicine, 133, 145â€“152.
This systemic review findings include evidence that interventions to improve cultural competency can improve patient/client health outcomes:
Truong, M., Paradies, Y., & Priest, N. (2014). Interventions to improve cultural competency in healthcare: A systematic review of reviews [PDF]. BMC Health Services Research, 14, 99.
Suggested Resources for Further Review
Review the following:
National Institutes of Health. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.nih.gov/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (n.d.). National Center for Health Statistics. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://cms.gov/
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