Health And Life Style Of Graduate Students At Central Michigan University

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Health and Life Style of Graduate students at Central Michigan University
MSA 699 Project Report
Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of Requirements for the Degree of
Master of Science in Administration
(Concentration in Health Services Administration)

By
Abhinay Sunkara
Student ID# 613594

Project Instructor
Dr. David Freed

July, 2015

CHAPTER ONE
DEFINITION OF THE PROBLEM
Background
In the modern day period, the amount of the money spent by Americans on health care costs escalating rapidly, the citizens and government officials is trying to find out various
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The main differences between U.S and other ten industrialize countries was that those countries practices mainly preventive medicine where emphasis was laid on healthy lifestyle habits whereas U.S practiced curative medicine. Secondly, there is Universal Coverage of health care services in those countries whereas U.S had no universal coverage for its citizens. According to Shi, Singh& D.A (2012) the main reason for high health care costs in United States are:
1. Emphasis on treatment based system rather than on disease management system.
2. Preference to interventional methods rather than preventive medicine.
3. Disorganized health care system.
4. Practice of defensive medicine, like unwanted tests and diagnosis to avoid liability and lawsuit issues.
5. Lack of primary care physicians at the entry level.
6. High cost of drugs.
7. Health care system in the hands of insurance companies who paid physicians on the quantity of patients treated rather than on the quality of care provided.
Research Problem
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