Hcs 490 Week 3

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HIV/AIDS Epidemic Alicia Goodman May 15, 2014 University of Phoenix HCS/490 Healthcare Consumer Trends and Marketing Dr. Robert Miner Target Population HIV/AIDS prevalence is one of the commonly widespread issues on health care worldwide. It appears to be the true due to changing population demographics of patients over the past few years. This would be due to the ignorance and use of antiretroviral drugs that help people to live longer with the virus. These changing demographics have some impacts on the health care process in the nations. According to Professor of Bioethics and medical humanities in Berkeley University, Mr. Jeffrey Burack, the proportion of African-American and Latino people newly diagnosed with the HIV Virus has increased over the…show more content…
This is where the health care services are rendered to all patients diagnosed with the disease. Due to the high numbers it becomes a major task accessing all people who suffer from the epidemic. Due to increased number of diagnosed patients the health care providers are required to be stocked with the appropriate medication for the patients. This has also led to the employment of more providers in order to cater for the excess patient. It has been a question for discussion for some time about the person who is supposed to provide primary health care of diagnosed patient. The health care has been affected by the demographic change of the patients. In the past before the antiretroviral drugs were introduced, most patients did not live to be affected by cardiovascular problems or diabetes. This made the health care administration less because once a patient was diagnosed they would not help him or her with the option of waiting for their

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