HCM 320 1-2 Journal Entry.docx - Barker 1 Michele Barker HCM 320 Healthcare Economics Southern New Hampshire University Wyandotte County Health Crisis

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Barker 1 Michele Barker HCM 320 Healthcare Economics Southern New Hampshire University Wyandotte County Health Crisis After reading the case study “ Comparing Health Outcomes in Adjoining Counties” there are some main inputs to health that are mentioned in the following case study. Within health care there are two views input and output views. The input view is important to healthcare because it is define d as “a good or service used in the production of another good or service” and “focuses our attention on alternative ways of achieving our goals” (Lee, 2019). The main inputs mentioned in the following case study are the number of primary care physicians and dentists available within each county. The case study implies that in Wyandotte County, there are fewer primary care physicians and dentists per resident than Johnson County. The other input of health that was mentioned is that many residents in Wyandotte County are “183% higher to be without insurance” (Lee, 2019). A health input that was not mentioned in the case study is ethnicity and language barriers in Wyandotte County and Johnson County. The case study did not elaborate on how ethnicity and language barriers may affect the population in these counties even though it

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