Utilization and Components of Healthcare
Key Components of Health Care UtilizationHealth care utilization evolves as the population’s needs for health care changes. Multiple factors affect and have an influence on the need for health care, thus utilization of health care services. These factors represent key components of health care utilization. Among the more influential factors are: Age Gender Social, cultural, and demographic factors Economics Access Affordability Quality Knowledge/awareness Disease prevalence Insurance.
Understanding the key components of healthcare utilization in the United States is essential for ensuring equitable, affordable access to quality healthcare. Explain the relationship between the key components of healthcare and utilization of healthcare in the United States.