Critique the ways in which each of the following factors affects healthcare expenditures in the United States.
- How do these factors impact the patients, individual providers, healthcare organizations, and insurers?
o Advances in medical care technology and diagnostic technology
o Emphasis on specialty medicine
o Healthcare as a labor-intensive industry
- How does healthcare spending/financing in the United States compare to other countries?
o Fully state and explain your position while providing at least two references.