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Mdia p3-06-health-150605

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Health is one of the most important components of quality of life, whether in childhood, during working adulthood or later in life. Medical knowledge has increased impressively over the past several decades, yet there are many unsolved issues. In the United States health costs have been increasing at a very high rate compared to everything else. In many developing countries there is not enough money to fund healthcare at even a basic level. Other issues like drug resistance are emerging.

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Mdia p3-06-health-150605

  1. 1. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING File: MDIA-p3-03-HEALTH-150605.odp Peter Burgess (c) All rights reserved MDIA HEALTH
  2. 2. EXPLANATION This slideset is A WORK-IN-PROGRESS. It will be upgraded periodically. It is part of a series of more than 50 slidesets. Navigation to all of these is available here: FEEDBACK is welcome. Please email to Peter Burgess … peterbnyc@gmail.com … with a catchy phrase in the subject line so that it gets attention, and please identify the specific slideset(s) involved. This explanation is version v150801. The most current text is available at: MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING http://www.truevaluemetrics.org/DBadmin/DBtxt001.php?vv1=txt00010199 http://www.truevaluemetrics.org/DBadmin/DBtxt001.php?vv1=N1-Slidesets-p3
  3. 3. HEALTH … an incredibly important component of quality of life … being well or WELLNESS is a far better state of affairs that ILLNESS. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  4. 4. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING Sun BOP EOP Sun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun Elements of Wellness
  5. 5. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING Sun BOP EOP Sun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun Elements of Wellness Emotional wellness; Intellectual wellness Spiritual wellness; Occupational wellness; Environmental wellness; Social wellness; Physical wellness. HUMAN CAPITAL WELLNESS Emotional wellness; Intellectual wellness Spiritual wellness; Occupational wellness; Environmental wellness; Social wellness; Physical wellness.
  6. 6. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING Sun BOP EOP Sun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun Elements of Wellness Emotional wellness; Intellectual wellness Spiritual wellness; Occupational wellness; Environmental wellness; Social wellness; Physical wellness.
  7. 7. NUTRITION Prevention is better than cure … and good nutrition goes a long way to enable wellness and good health. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  8. 8. INFECTIOUS DISEASES Innovations in medical science have reduced mortality due to infectious diseases by an amazing amount in the 20th century … MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  9. 9. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING From: Trends in Infectious Disease Mortality in the United States During the 20th CenturyJAMA. 1999;281(1):61-66. doi:10.1001/jama.281.1.61
  10. 10. DRUG RESISTANCE Nature is a complex system … with many mechanisms we do not understand MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  11. 11. MEDICATIONS Modern medications can make an enormous contribution to better outcomes from health interventions. But medications should not be abused MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  12. 12. COST, PRICE AND PROFIT Patients are often confused about the difference between cost and price. Cost are the outlays made to do the treatment. Price is what gets paid to have this treatment MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  13. 13. COST TRENDS Many medications and treatments are costing less than previously … not all, but a good many. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  14. 14. PRICE TRENDS In the US, the price of medications and treatments does not reflect the costs very well … and there is no effective transparency for society to address this issue. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  15. 15. PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEMS Public health systems have a big role in ensuring the health of the population as a whole. They are strong in most rich countries. They are dangerously underfunded and very weak in a lot of poor developing countries. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  16. 16. IMMUNIZATION Immunization has been an important factor in reducing the impact of previously dangerous diseases. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  17. 17. REMINDER This slideset is A WORK-IN-PROGRESS. It will be upgraded periodically. It is part of a series of more than 50 slidesets. Navigation to all of these is available here: FEEDBACK is welcome. Please email to Peter Burgess … peterbnyc@gmail.com … with a catchy phrase in the subject line so that it gets attention, and please identify the specific slideset(s) involved. This explanation is version v150801. The most current text is available at: MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING http://www.truevaluemetrics.org/DBadmin/DBtxt001.php?vv1=txt00010199 http://www.truevaluemetrics.org/DBadmin/DBtxt001.php?vv1=N1-Slidesets-p3
  18. 18. THANK YOU Some links and contact information: Peter Burgess … peterbnyc@gmail.com Peter Burgess LinkedIn profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/peterburgess1 Link to TrueValueMetrics.org website http://www.truevaluemetrics.org/ Link to navigation to other slides in this series: MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING http://www.truevaluemetrics.org/DBadmin/DBtxt001.php?vv1=N1-Slidesets-p3

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