1. In health care setting, does staffing contain, as opposed to elevate, costs? Is there a point where the care delivery model and staffing become a detriment to cost control? That is, where does the law of diminishing returns kick in, both cost-wise and care-wise?
2. Sage (2016) outlined some important information regarding health care spending. What is the most important thing you found in the article and how will it impact your future practice? (article attached)
3. How might health care leaders determine appropriate nursing and care delivery models to address rapidly changing populations?
Please answer each question with at least 150 words and references published within last 5 years.