The sector, the paper focuses on mainly the

The study and
relevance of health economics has majorly grown over the years. Due to the important developments in
the field of science, with respect to developing technology, health economics
has risen to the limelight. The World Health organisation (WHO) states health
economics is concerned with the connection between health and the resources
needed to promote it. Resources here just do not involve money but also people,
materials, time, which could have otherwise been used in different ways. (WHO
website). While authors like (Morrisey and Cawley 2008) state health economics
is defined by who health economists are and what they do. They examined the
field of Health economics and those that shape the discipline.

The Book the economics of Health and health
care (Folland et al. 2016) captures the relevance of health economic. They capture
the national policy concerns resulting from people concerns in the economic
problems faced by them while maintaining their health and how many of these
health issues have a substantial economic problem. While there are so many ways
of analysing the economical aspect of health and so many elements and divisions
of health and health care sector, the paper focuses on mainly the cultural
background, also covering race and ethnicity of a doctor in the medical field.
Every human being in this world is prone to certain diseases, health issues and
thus the need to visit a doctor to cure his or her ailment is a must, even if it
incurs expenses, as without good health, we cannot survive in the long run.

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The criteria by which patients really choose
their doctors is still something which needs to be studied in detail. There are
many definitions of race, some which specifically state ‘race’, denotes a, ‘a
more or less distinct group by genetically transmitted physical characteristics’
(American Heritage Dictionary) Similarly, the word ‘ethnicity´, is defined as
‘pertaining to a social group within a cultural social system that claims or is
accorded special status on the basis on complex, traits including religious,
ancestral or physical characteristics’ (American Heritage Dictionary of English
Language). While there are many studies of cross cultural physician – patient
relationships, there are also specific proofs of racial differences in The
United States of America with white patients who seem to get better treatments
from their doctors then compared to minority or Black community. The belief
that a community will be more comfortable in consulting doctors of their own
community is something which still needs to be backed by empirical results and
understanding. The country of origin of the doctors has an
influence on students` choice if they need to visit a doctor

This
paper focuses on the research question, ‘The
country of origin of the doctors has an influence on students` choice if they
need to visit a doctor’. The experiment is centered around three communities namely
the German community, Polish community and the Indian Community. The aim is to
see how does origin of a doctors (his ethnicity, community or cultural
competence) really influences the patient’s choice, here being ‘students’ in
selecting a doctor. The notion that a student may prefer a doctor from his or
her own community holds true except, this might not be entirely true. The
psychology of the mind works in different ways. There can be circumstances where
there is no option but to just perform the operation with the best doctor in
the field and hence does origin, really matter in that case? All this will be
further explained as we move further in this research paper.