With increasing diversity in the United States, a question has arisen regarding what accommodations should be made to assist the diverse population. Some groups or individuals feel in order to address the increasingly diverse population; we must employ a medical staff that is reflective of a community’s population. For example, if half of the population in a community is Hispanic, the medical office staff should be comprised of Hispanic workers.
• Do you agree or disagree with this solution for addressing diversity in healthcare and why or why not? How would you address these diversity issues of the Unites States?
• In the United States healthcare system, disparities such as socioeconomic, racial, and ethnic can be found. What do you feel are the most important disparities that need to be addressed in the healthcare industry?
How do the disparities affect individuals in terms of healthcare and what do you feel is the best course of action to remedy each disparity and why?