Answer the following questions about the Health Care Workforce/Personnel:

The majority of medical, dental, nursing, and other professional schools, as well as their teaching hospitals, are heavily subsidized by federal and state funds. Many of those graduates, when they become health practitioners, feel no obligation to society for their publicly funded education. Do health care providers who benefit from high pay and social standing have an ethical obligation to repay taxpayers by meeting the needs of the medically underserved?
Technological advancements in health care have resulted in an ever-increasing number of specialty-trained personnel. However, in recent years, hospitals and other institutions have promoted cross-training of personnel so that they can perform multiple tasks and work more flexibly, depending on the needs of the institution. What are the implications of cross training in terms of care quality, cost, and efficiency?
Men make up a small proportion of the nursing population, but their numbers are growing. Given the high earning potential of the nursing profession and the ongoing demand, what is your opinion on why nursing does not attract more males?
Answer the following questions about Health Care Financing:

Name one (1) way that each of the following has influenced health-care costs in the United States.
The health insurance industry

Medical care technology advancements

Demographic changes in the United States

Health-care funding from the government

Consumer expectations

If we accept the premises that the resources available to meet the costs of health care are finite, and that continuing to increase dollars allocated for health care expenses carries “opportunity costs” for the nation and society, discuss your position on the following: Should we, as a nation, allocate a fixed amount of resources and apply them to achieving “the greatest good for the greatest number” (necessarily leaving some out) OR should we take the individualist approach of “those who can pay get, those who can’t pay don’t?”
What are some of the positive and negative aspects of “disease management programs” from the patient’s perspective?