The development of modern medicine relies partially on economic growth. Throughout history, medicine has played a vital role in population growth, life span, and health care.
After reviewing the history of modern medicine from the various eras (Stone Age, Agricultural Age, Industrial Age, and Information Age), discuss the future life expectancy for the next 100 years.
Discuss the following:
Will modern medicine contribute to a person’s life span?
Will reimbursement concerns reduce the number of opportunities for optimal health care services?