Please answer all 5 questions and be detailed with your answer, and do not repeat the question in the your answer.
1. What is a medical system? Provide some examples of the services such systems deliver.
2. Discuss the expansion of hospital services in the United States.
3. What role did the prospective payment system play on the downsizing of U.S. hospitals?
4. Describe how hospital access, utilization and capacity are measured?
5. A 300-bed hospital had to take 120 beds out of service due to low utilization. In a given year, this hospital had 48,000 patient days. Calculate the average daily census and the occupancy rate.