The medical field is already very advanced and has advanced much in the last one-hundred years. The improvement of surgeries, vaccines, treatments, and everyday medicines are the main focus of the medical industry. When looking at the United States one would see that medical improvements have certainly changed the country for the better. The improvements in surgeries, such as less invasive surgeries, having more ways to lessen pain, and surgeries having fewer side effects, has dramatically changed how the Ameri-cans react to the idea of surgery. The idea of less invasive surgery came about in America not soon after improvements in France, “a cascade of events was set in motion that impact on the performance of surgery in the 21st century.
In this era, we are not only introduced to the new medical technology but also to globalization. It has made the corporations more independent. The current era is known as corporate era (Singh, 2008, pg. 84). Rapidly increasing health care costs led to the creation of Medicare and Medicaid.
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