Medical Model vs. Population Health Model

Medical Model Population Health Model Geared toward clinically oriented system Studies the effects any given health ailment Changes the way society and the individual interact Individuals engage in guided self-managed care Places the fault with the individual Assumes that there is something wrong with people who consume too much sodium and does not account for … Continue reading Medical Model vs. Population Health Model

three major issues affecting healthcare

1. Direct Advertisement and the Expiration of Patents – The United States and New Zealand are the only countries in the world that allow direct marketing of pharmaceuticals. As a result, people often demand unnecessary treatment which drives up costs and reduces the overall quality of care. Additionally, the increased prevalence of pharmaceuticals has not … Continue reading three major issues affecting healthcare